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Digital Camera

User’s Guide

K1123PCM1DMX

Thank you for purchasing this CASIO product.

Before using it, be sure to read the precautions contained in this User’s Guide.

Keep the User’s Guide in a safe place for future reference.

For the most up-to-dateinformation about this product, visit the official EXILIM Website athttp://www.exilim.com/

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Unpacking

As you unpack your camera, check to make sure that all items shown below are included. If anything is missing, contact your original retailer.

Digital camera

Rechargeable lithium ion

Charger unit (BC-70L)

battery (NP-70)

 

 

 

To attach the strap to the camera

 

 

Attach strap

 

 

here.

* The shape of the power cord plug varies according to country or geographic area.

Power cord

Strap

 

 

 

 

 

 

USB cable

AV cable

CD-ROM

Basic Reference

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Read this first!

The contents of this manual are subject to change without notice.

The contents of this manual have been checked at each step of the production process. Feel free to contact us if you notice anything that is questionable, erroneous, etc.

Any copying of the contents of this User’s Guide, either in part or its entirety, is forbidden. Except for your own personal use, any other use of the contents of this manual without the permission of CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD. is forbidden under copyright laws.

CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD. shall not be held liable for any damages or lost profits suffered by you or any third party due to the use or malfunction of this product.

CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD. shall not be held liable for any damages, lost profits, or claims by third parties arising out of the use of Photo Loader with HOT ALBUM, Photo Transport, or YouTube Uploader for CASIO.

CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD. shall not be held liable for any damages or lost profits caused by loss of memory contents due to malfunction, repair, or any other reason.

Note that the example screens and product illustrations shown in this User’s Guide may differ somewhat from the screens and configuration of the actual camera.

LCD Panel

The liquid crystal panel of the monitor screen uses high-precisiontechnology that provides a pixel yield in excess of 99.99%. This means that some very small number of pixels may not light or may remain lit at all times. This is due to the characteristics of the liquid crystal panel, and does not indicate malfunction.

Take a few test shots

Before shooting your final image, shoot a test shot to ensure that the camera is recording correctly.

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Contents

Unpacking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Read this first! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3

Quick Start Basics

8

What is a digital camera? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 What you can do with your CASIO camera . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 First, charge the battery prior to use.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10

To charge the battery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10To load the battery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11

Configuring the Display Language the First Time You Turn On the Camera. . 13 Preparing a Memory Card . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14

Supported Memory Cards. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14To load a memory card . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14To format (initialize) a new memory card . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15

Turning the Camera On and Off . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16

To turn power on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16To turn off the camera . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16

To shoot a snapshot. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Holding the Camera Correctly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Viewing Snapshots . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Deleting Images. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21

To delete a single file . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21To delete all files . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21

Snapshot Shooting Precautions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . 22

Auto Focus Restrictions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . 22

Snapshot Tutorial

23

Using the Control Panel. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Changing the Image Size . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (Size) . . 24 Using Flash . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Flash) . . 26 Using Face Detection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (Face Detection) . . 28 Reducing the Effects of Camera and Subject Movement . . . (Anti Shake) . . 30 Specifying ISO Sensitivity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (ISO) . . 32 Adjusting White Balance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (White Balance) . . 32 Correcting Image Brightness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(EV Shift) . . 34 Using the easy Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 Changing the Control Panel Date/Time Style . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 Shooting with Zoom . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39

Recording Movie Images and Audio

40

To record a movie . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 Recording Audio Only . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (Voice Recording) . . 42

To play back an audio recording . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43

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Contents

 

Using BEST SHOT

44

What is BEST SHOT? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44

Some Sample Scenes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44

To shoot an image with BEST SHOT. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44

Advanced Settings

 

47

Using On-screen Menus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . 47

REC Mode Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . . . . . . (REC)

. . 49

Selecting a Focus Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . . . . . . (Focus).

. . 49

Using Continuous Shutter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . .(Continuous).

. . 52

Using the Self-timer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . . . (Self-timer).

. . 53

Shooting with Face Detection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. .(Face Detection).

. . 54

Reducing the Effects of Camera and Subject Movement . . . . (Anti Shake).

. . 54

Specifying the Auto Focus Area . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . . . . (AF Area).

. . 54

Using the easy Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . . (easy Mode).

. . 55

Assigning Functions to the [4] and [6] Keys . . . . . . . .

. . . . . . . (L/R Key).

. . 55

Displaying the On-screen Grid . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . . . . . . . (Grid).

. . 55

Turning on Image Review . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . . . . . (Review).

. . 56

Using Icon Help . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . . . (Icon Help).

. . 56

Configuring Power On Default Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . . . . (Memory).

. . 57

Image Quality Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . . . . (Quality)

. . 58

Specifying Snapshot Size . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . . . . . . . (Size).

. . 58

Specifying Snapshot Image Quality . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

(Quality (Snapshot)).

. . 58

Specifying Movie Image Quality . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. .(Quality (Movie)).

. . 59

Correcting Image Brightness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . . . . (EV Shift).

. . 59

Controlling White Balance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . (White Balance).

. . 59

Specifying ISO Sensitivity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . . . . . . . .(ISO).

. . 59

Specifying the Metering Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . . . .(Metering).

. . 60

Using Built-in Color Filters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . . (Color Filter).

. . 60

Controlling Image Sharpness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . . (Sharpness).

. . 60

Controlling Color Saturation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . . (Saturation).

. . 61

Adjusting Image Contrast . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . . . . (Contrast).

. . 61

Specifying Flash Intensity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . (Flash Intensity).

. . 61

Viewing Snapshots and Movies

 

62

Viewing Snapshots . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . 62

Viewing a Movie. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . 62

Zooming an On-screen Image . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . 63

Displaying 25 Images on the Same Screen. . . . . . . . . .

. . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . 63

Viewing Snapshots and Movies on a TV Screen. . . . . .

. . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . 64

Other Playback Functions

(PLAY)

66

Playing a Slideshow on the Camera . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . . (Slideshow)

. . 66

Selecting Images for Printing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. (DPOF Printing) .

. 67

Protecting a File Against Deletion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . . . . (Protect) .

. 67

Rotating an Image . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . . . (Rotation) .

. 68

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Resizing a Snapshot . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Resize) . . 68 Cropping a Snapshot . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Trimming) . . 69 Adding Audio to a Snapshot . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (Dubbing) . . 69

To play snapshot audio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70

Copying Files . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (Copy) . . 71

Printing

72

Printing Snapshots. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72 Connecting Directly to a PictBridge Compatible Printer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73 Using DPOF to Specify Images to be Printed and the Number of Copies. . . 75

Using the Camera with a Computer

78

Things you can do using a computer... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78 Using the Camera with a Windows Computer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 79

Viewing and Storing Images on a Computer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81Save images to a computer automatically/Manage images . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 84Playing Movies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 85Uploading Movie Files to YouTube . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 85Transferring Images from Your Computer to Camera Memory. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87Viewing User Documentation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (PDF Files). . . 89User Registration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 89

Using the Camera with a Macintosh . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 90

Connecting the Camera to Your Computer and Saving Files . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 90Transferring Images Automatically and Managing Them on Your Macintosh. . . 92Playing a Movie. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93Viewing User Documentation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (PDF Files). . . 93User Registration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93

Files and Folders . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . .

. . . . . . . . . .

. . 94

Memory Card Data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . .

. . . . . . . . . .

. . 95

Other Settings

 

(Set Up)

97

Turning Control Panel Display On or Off . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . .

. (R Panel)

. . 97

Configuring Camera Sound Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . .

. . . (Sounds)

. . 98

Specifying the File Name Serial Number Generation Rule . .

. . . (File No.) .

. 98

Configuring World Time Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . .

(World Time) .

. 99

Time Stamping Snapshots . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . .

(Timestamp) .

. 99

Setting the Camera’s Clock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . .

. . . . (Adjust) . 100

Specifying the Date Style . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . .

. (Date Style) . 100

Specifying the Display Language . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . .

. (Language) . 101

Configuring Sleep State Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . .

. . . . (Sleep) . 101

Configuring Auto Power Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

(Auto Power Off) . 102

Configuring [r] and [p] Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . .

(REC/PLAY) . 102

Configuring USB Protocol Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . .

. . . . . (USB) . 103

Selecting the Screen Aspect Ratio and Video Output System (Video Out) . 103

Formatting Built-in Memory or a Memory Card . . . . . . . .

. . .

. . . (Format) . 104

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Contents

 

Resetting the Camera to Factory Defaults . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (Reset) . 104

Configuring Monitor Screen Settings

105

Using the On-screen Histogram to Check Exposure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 105

How to Use the Histogram . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 106

Appendix

107

Precautions during Use . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 107 Power Supply. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 115

Charging . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 115To replace the battery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 115Battery Precautions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 116Using the Camera in another Country . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 116

Using a Memory Card . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 117

To replace the memory card . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 117

Computer System Requirements for Bundled Software . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 119 General Guide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 120 Monitor Screen Contents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 121 Reset Initial Default Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 123 When things don’t go right... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 125

Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 125Display Messages. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 129

Number of Snapshots and Movie Recording Time . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 131 Specifications. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 133

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Contents

 

Quick Start Basics

What is a digital camera?

A digital camera stores images on a memory card, so you can record and delete images a countless number of times.

Delete

Record

Play

You can use the images you record in a variety of different ways.

Store images on your

Print images.

Attach images to e-mail.

computer.

 

 

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Quick Start Basics

 

What you can do with your CASIO camera

Your CASIO camera is packed with a powerful selection of features and functions to make recording of digital images easier, including the following three main functions.

Face Detection

Point the camera at a person and it automatically detects the person’s face for beautiful portraits every time.

See page 28 for more information.

Anti Shake

The camera corrects automatically to minimize image blur due to camera movement and highspeed subject movement.

See page 30 for more information.

BEST SHOT

Simply select the sample scene you want and the camera sets up automatically. Then all you need do is press the shutter button for perfect images.

See page 44 for more information.

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Quick Start Basics

 

First, charge the battery prior to use.

Note that the battery of a newly purchased camera is not charged. Perform the steps under “To charge the battery” to bring the battery to a full charge.

Your camera requires a special CASIO rechargeable lithium ion battery (NP-70)for power. Never try to use any other type of battery.

To charge the battery

1.Positioning the positive + and negative- terminals of the battery with those of

the charger unit, load the battery into the charger unit.

2. Plug the charger unit into a household

[CHARGE] lamp

power outlet.

 

 

About 130 minutes are required to reach full

 

charge. The [CHARGE] lamp will go out when

 

charging is complete. Unplug the power cord

 

from the power outlet and then remove the

 

battery from the charger.

 

Lamp Status

Description

 

Lit Red

Charging

 

Flashing Red

Charger unit or battery problem (page 115)

Off

Charging complete or standing by, due to abnormally high or

low ambient temperature (page 115)

 

 

 

10

Quick Start Basics

 

Other Charging Precautions

Use the special charger (BC-70L)to charge the special lithium ion battery(NP-70).Never use any other type of charger device. Attempting to use a different charger can result in unexpected accident.

A battery that is still warm due to normal use may not charge fully. Give the battery time to cool before charging it.

A battery discharges slightly even when it is not loaded in the camera. Because of this, it is recommended that you charge the battery immediately before you need to use it.

Charging the camera’s battery may cause interference with TV and radio reception. If this happens, plug the charger into an outlet that is further away from the TV or radio.

Actual charging time depends on current battery capacity and charging conditions.

To load the battery

1. Open the battery cover.

Pressing the battery cover, slide it in the direction

1

 

indicated by the arrow.

 

 

2

2. Load the battery.

Stopper

With the EXILIM logo on the battery facing

 

downwards (in the direction of the lens),

 

hold the stopper next to the battery in the

 

direction indicated by the arrow as you

 

slide the battery into the camera. Press the

 

battery in until the stopper secures it in

 

place.

Battery

 

3. Close the battery cover.

2

Pressing the battery cover against the camera, slide it

 

closed.

 

• For information about how to replace the battery, see

1

page 115.

 

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Quick Start Basics

 

Checking Remaining Battery Power

As battery power is consumed, a battery indicator on the monitor screen indicates remaining power as shown below.

Remaining Power

 

High

 

 

Low

 

 

 

Battery Indicator

 

*

 

*

*

Indicator Color

Cyan

* Amber

* Red

* Red

 

 

 

 

 

 

indicates battery power is low. Charge the battery as soon as possible. Recording is not possible whenis indicated. Charge the battery immediately.

The level shown by the battery indicator may change when you switch between the REC mode and PLAY mode.

Leaving the camera for about three days with no power supplied while the battery is dead will cause its date and time settings to be cleared. You will have to reconfigure the settings after power is restored.

See page 135 for information about battery life and memory capacity.

Battery Power Conservation Tips

When you do not need to use the flash, select ? (flash off) for the flash setting (page 26).

Enable the Auto Power Off and the Sleep features to protect against wasting battery power when you forget to turn off the camera (pages 101, 102).

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Quick Start Basics

 

Configuring the Display Language the First Time You Turn On the Camera

The first time you load a battery into the camera, a screen appears for configuring the display language, date, and time settings. Failure to set the date and time correctly will cause the wrong date and time data to be recorded with images.

[ON/OFF]

=8?

=4?=6?

=2? [SET]

[BS]

1.Press [ON/OFF] to turn on the camera.

2.Use [8], [2], [4], and [6] to select the language you want and then press [SET].

3.Use [8], [2], [4], and [6] to select the area where you will be using the camera and then press [SET].

The selected area is highlighted in red.

4.Use [8] and [2] to select the city where you will be using the camera and then press [SET].

5.Use [8] and [2] to select the summer time (DST) setting you want and then press [SET].

6.Use [8] and [2] to select a date style and then press [SET].

Example: 19. 12. 09 YY/MM/DD * 09/12/19 DD/MM/YY* 19/12/09 MM/DD/YY* 12/19/09

7.Set the date and the time.

Use [4] and [6] to select the setting you want to change and then use [8] and [2] to change it.

To switch between 12-hourand24-hourformat, press [BS].

8.Press [SET].

If you make a mistake, you can change the settings later (pages 100, 101).

NOTE

Each country controls its local time offset and the use of summer time, and so they are subject to change.

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Preparing a Memory Card

Though the camera has built-inmemory that can be used to store images and movies, you probably will want to purchase a commercially available memory card for greater capacity. The camera does not come with a memory card. Images recorded while a memory card is loaded are saved to the memory card. When no memory card is loaded, images are saved tobuilt-inmemory.

• For information about memory card capacities, see page 131.

Supported Memory Cards

– SD Memory Card

– SDHC Memory Card

– MMC (MultiMediaCard)

– MMCplus (MultiMediaCardplus)

Use one of the above types of memory card.

To load a memory card

1. Press [ON/OFF] to turn off the camera and then

open the battery cover.

 

1

Pressing the battery cover, slide it in the direction

indicated by the arrow.

 

2

 

 

2. Load a memory card.

 

 

Positioning the memory

 

 

card so its front is facing

 

 

upwards (towards the

 

 

monitor screen side of

 

 

the camera), slide it into

Front

Back

the card slot all the way

 

Front

in until you hear it click

 

 

securely into place.

3.Close the battery cover.

Pressing the battery cover against the camera, slide it closed.

For information about how to replace the memory card, see page 117.

2

1

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IMPORTANT!

Never insert anything besides a supported memory card (page 14) into the memory card slot.

Should water or any foreign object ever get into the card slot, immediately turn off the camera, remove the battery, and contact your retailer or nearest CASIO authorized service center.

To format (initialize) a new memory card

You need to format a new memory card before using it for the first time.

1.Turn on the camera and press [MENU].

2.Select the “Set Up” tab, select “Format” and then press [6].

3.Use [8] and [2] to select “Format” and then press [SET].

IMPORTANT!

Formatting a memory card that already has snapshots or other files on it, will delete its contents. Normally you do not need to format a memory card again. However, if storing to a card has slowed down or if you notice any other abnormality, re-formatthe card.

Be sure to use the camera to format a memory card. Formatting a memory card on a computer and then using it in the camera can slow down data processing by the camera. In the case of an SD or SDHC memory card, formatting on a computer can result in non-conformitywith the SD format, causing problems with compatibility, operation, etc.

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Turning the Camera On and Off

To turn power on

To enter the REC Mode, press [ON/OFF] (Power) or [r] (REC). To enter the PLAY mode, press [p] (PLAY). The back lamp will light (green) momentarily and the

camera will turn on. If you are entering the REC mode, the lens will extend from the camera at this time.

Take care to ensure that nothing is restricting or coming into contact with the lens as it extends. Holding the lens with your hand so it cannot extend creates the risk of malfunction.

Pressing [p] (PLAY) while in the REC mode switches to the PLAY mode. The lens retracts about 10 seconds after switching modes.

The Sleep function or Auto Power Off (pages 101, 102) will turn off power automatically if you do not perform any operation for a preset amount of time.

[ON/OFF] (Power)

Back lamp

[p]

[r]

(PLAY)

(REC)

To turn off the camera

Press [ON/OFF] (Power).

You can configure the camera so power does not turn on when you press [r] (REC) or [p] (PLAY). You also can configure the camera to turn off when you press [r] (REC) or [p] (PLAY) (page 102).

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To shoot a snapshot

1.Press [r] (REC) to turn on the camera.

Make sure R is on the display. If it isn’t, see page 44.

Snapshot mode icon

Monitor screen

 

Shutter button

 

[r] (REC)

2.

Point the camera at

 

 

 

the subject.

 

 

 

You can zoom the

 

 

 

image, if you want.

 

 

 

Zoom Controller

w Wide Angle

z Telephoto

 

 

 

3.

Half-pressthe shutter button to

Back lamp

Focus frame

 

focus the image.

 

 

When focus is complete, the camera will beep, the back lamp will light green, and the focus frame will turn green.

Half-press

Press lightly until the button stops.

When you half-pressthe shutter button, the camera automatically adjusts exposure and focuses on the subject it is currently pointed at. Mastering how much pressure is required for ahalf-pressand afull-pressof the shutter button is an important technique for goodlooking images.

Beep, beep (Image is in focus.)

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4.Continuing to keep the camera still, press the shutter button the rest of the way down.

This records the snapshot.

Full-press

Snap (Image is recorded.)

IMPORTANT!

Shooting a Movie

[0]

Press [0] to start movie

 

recording. Press [0] again

 

to stop movie recording.

 

See page 40 for details.

 

While the “Anti Shake” setting is “D Auto” or “A Camera AS”, half pressing the shutter will cause the camera to vibrate and emit an operation sound. This is normal and does not indicate malfunction (page 30).

. If the image does not focus...

If the focus frame stays red and the back lamp is flashing green, it means that the image is not in focus (because the subject is too close, etc.) Re-pointthe camera at the subject and try to focus again.

. If the subject is not in the center of the frame...

“Focus lock” (page 51) is the name of a technique you can use when you want to shoot an image in which the subject to be focused on is not within the focus frame in the center of the screen.

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Holding the Camera Correctly

Your images will not come out clearly if you move the camera when you press the shutter button. When pressing the shutter button, be sure to hold the camera as shown in the illustration below, and keep it still by pressing your arms firmly against your sides as you shoot.

Holding the camera still, carefully press the shutter button and take care to avoid all movement as the shutter releases and for a few moments after it releases. This is especially important when available lighting is low, which slows down the shutter speed.

Horizontal Vertical

Hold the camera so the flash is above the lens.

NOTE

Take care that your fingers and the strap do not cover any of the areas indicated in the illustration.

To protect against accidentally dropping the camera, attach the wrist strap and make sure it is around your fingers or wrist while you are operating the camera.

Never swing the camera around by its strap.

The supplied strap is intended for use with this camera only. Never use it for any other purpose.

Flash

Front lamp

Lens

Strap

Microphone

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Viewing Snapshots

Use the following procedure to view snapshots on the camera’s monitor screen.

• For information about how to play back movies, see page 62.

1. Press [p] (PLAY) to enter the

PLAY mode.

• This will display one of the snapshots currently stored in memory.

Information about the displayed snapshot also is included (page

122).

[p] (PLAY)

You also can clear the information

to view only the snapshot (page 105).

You can zoom in on the image by sliding the zoom controller towards z (page 63). If you are recording a snapshot that is very important to you, it is recommended that you zoom the image and check its details after recording it.

2.Use [4] and [6] to scroll between images.

Holding down either button scrolls at high speed.

[6]

[6]

[4]

[4]

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Deleting Images

If memory becomes full, you can delete images you no longer need to free up storage and record more images.

Remember that a file (image) delete operation cannot be undone.

Deleting an audio snapshot (page 69) deletes both the snapshot and the audio file.

To delete a single file

1.Press [p] (PLAY) to enter the PLAY mode and then press [2] ().

2.Use [4] and [6] to scroll through the files until the one you want to delete is displayed.

3.Use [8] and [2] to select “Delete” and then press [SET].

To delete other files, repeat steps 2 and 3.

To exit the delete operation, press [MENU].

To delete all files

1.Press [p] (PLAY) to enter the PLAY mode and then press [2] ().

2.Use [8] and [2] to select “All Files Delete” and then press [SET].

3.Use [8] and [2] to select “Yes” and then press [SET] to delete all files.

This will cause the message “There are no files” to appear.

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Snapshot Shooting Precautions

Operation

Never open the battery cover while the back lamp is flashing green. Doing so can result in the image you just shot being saved incorrectly, damage to other images stored in memory, malfunction of the camera, etc.

If unwanted light is shining directly onto the lens, shade the lens with your hand when shooting an image.

Monitor Screen when Shooting Snapshots

Subject brightness conditions can cause monitor screen response to slow and can cause digital noise in the monitor screen image.

The image that appears on the monitor screen is for image composition. The actual image will be recorded at the quality set for the image quality setting (page 58).

Shooting Indoors under Fluorescent Lighting

Minute flickering of fluorescent lighting can affect the brightness or color of an image.

Auto Focus Restrictions

Any of the following can make proper focus impossible.

Solid color wall or other very low contrast subject

Strongly back lit subject

Very shiny subject

Blinds or other subject with a repeating horizontal pattern

Multiple subjects at varying distances from the camera

Subject in a dark location

Camera movement while shooting

Fast-movingsubject

Subjects outside the focus range of the camera

If you cannot focus properly, try using focus lock (page 51) or Manual Focus (page49).

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Using the Control Panel

The Control Panel can be used to configure camera settings.

1.In the REC mode, press [SET].

This will cause a Control Panel to appear along the right side of the monitor screen. The settings available for the currently selected Control Panel also appear. You can use the control panel to configure various camera settings.

If “On” is selected for the Panel setting (page 97), the Control Panel is always displayed along the right side of the monitor screen.

Available settings

Control Panel

[8] [2] [4] [6] [SET]

1

2

3

4

5 6

7

89

2. Use [8] and [2] to select the setting you want to change.

1Image size/Quality* (pages24, 58)

6White balance (page32)

2Flash (page26)

7EV shift (page34)

3Face detection (page28)

8easy Mode (page35)

4Anti shake (page30)

9Date/Time (page38)

5ISO sensitivity (page32)

 

*Image quality cannot be changed using the Control Panel.

3.Use [4] and [6] to change the setting.

4.If you want to configure another setting, repeat steps 2 and 3.

5.After all of the settings are the way you want, press [SET].

This will apply the settings and return to the REC mode.

NOTE

You also can configure settings other than those listed above (page 47).

The Control Panel cannot be displayed while an easy mode, or Voice Recording Operation is in progress.

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Changing the Image Size (Size)

. Pixels

A digital camera image is a collection of small

 

Pixel

dots called “pixels”. The more pixels there are

 

 

in an image, the more detail there will be.

 

 

However, you generally can do with fewer

 

 

pixels when printing an image (L size)

 

 

through a print service, attaching an image to

 

 

e-mail,when viewing the image on a

 

 

computer, etc.

 

 

. About image sizes

The size of an image indicates how many pixels it contains, and is expressed as horizontal pixelsxvertical pixels.

16M (2816x2112) size image = Approximately 6 million pixels2VGA (640x480) size image = Approximately 300,000 pixels

Image Size Selection Tips

640

2

480

2816

1

2112

Unit: pixels

Note that larger images have more pixels, so they take up more memory space. Large Number of Pixels

*More detail, but takes up more memory. Best when you plan to print large-sizeprints (such as A3 size).

Small Number of Pixels

*Less detail, but takes up less memory. Best when you want to send images by e-mail,etc.

For information about image size, image quality, and number of images that can be stored, see page 131.

For information about movie image size, see page 59.

For information about resizing existing snapshots, see page 68.

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. To select the image size

1.In the REC mode, press [SET].

2.Use [8] and [2] to select the top Control Panel option (Image Size).

3.Use [4] and [6] to select an image size and then press [SET].

Image Size

Suggested

Description

Print Size and

(Pixels)

Application

 

 

 

8M

A3 Print

 

(3264x2448)

 

 

 

3:2

A3 Print

Good detail for better clarity even for images

(3264x2176)

cropped (page 69) from the original

 

16:9

HDTV

 

(3264x1840)

 

 

 

6M

A3 Print

 

(2816x2112)

 

 

Good detail

4M

A4 Print

 

(2304x1728)

 

 

 

2M

3.5"x5" Print

Best when preserving memory capacity is

(1600x1200)

relatively more important than image quality.

 

VGA

 

Image files are smaller, which is better when

E Mail

attaching images to e-mail.However, images are

(640x480)

 

relatively coarser.

 

 

 

 

 

The initial factory default image size setting is 8M (8 million pixels).

Selecting 3:2 (3264x2176 pixels) records images with an aspect ratio of 3:2, which matches the standard aspect ratio of print paper.

The letters “HDTV” stand for “High Definition Television”. An HDTV screen has an aspect ratio of 16:9, which makes them wider than the usual 4:3 aspect ratio of television screens of the past. Your camera can record images that are compatible with the aspect ratio an HDTV screen.

You should regard the print paper sizes suggested here as guidelines only (200 dpi print resolution).

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Using Flash (Flash)

1. In the REC mode, press [2] (

) to

 

Flash

select the flash setting you want.

 

 

 

Each press of [2] (

) cycles through the

 

 

available flash settings.

 

 

 

• If “On” is selected for the Panel setting

 

 

(page 97), you can change the flash setting

[2] (

)

by pressing [2] (

) once, using [4] and

[6] to select the setting, and then pressing

 

 

[SET].

 

 

 

 

> Auto Flash

Flash fires automatically in accordance with exposure

(amount of light and brightness) conditions.

 

? Flash Off

Flash does not fire.

 

 

Flash always fires. This setting can be used to brighten a < Flash On subject that normally comes out dark due to daylight or

backlight (daylight synchro flash).

¥ Red Eye Flash fires automatically. This type of flash can be used toReduction reduce the chance of redness in the subject’s eyes.

2. Press the shutter button to shoot.

2 N

< indicates the flash will fire.

Back lamp

Flashes orange while the flash is charging to indicate that image recording is disabled.

You will not be able to take another flash snapshot until the lamp stops flashing orange, which indicates that charging is complete.

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NOTE

Take care so your fingers and the strap do not block the flash.

The desired effect may not be obtained when the subject is too far away or too close.

Flash charging time depends on operating conditions (battery condition, ambient temperature, etc.) With a fully charged battery it takes anywhere from a few seconds to 6 seconds.

Shooting with flash turned off when lighting is dim results in a slow shutter speed, which can cause image blur due to camera movement. Under such conditions, secure the camera with a tripod, etc.

With red eye reduction, the flash is fired automatically in accordance with exposure. It does not fire in areas where lighting is bright.

The presence of outdoor sunlight, fluorescent lighting, or some other light source can cause abnormal image colors.

Select “Flash Off” for the flash setting when shooting in areas where flash photograph is prohibited.

Approximate Flash Range (ISO Sensitivity: Auto) Wide Angle: 0.15 m to 3.2 m (0.5' to 10.5') Telephoto: 0.6 m to 1.5 m (2.0' to 4.9')

*The above values depend on the optical zoom setting.

Red-eyeReduction

Using the flash to shoot at night or in a dimly lit room can cause red spots inside the eyes of people who are in the image. This is caused when the light from the flash reflects off of the retina of the eye. When red-eyereduction is selected as the flash mode, the camera fires apre-flashto cause the irises in the eyes of any people in the image to close, which reduces the chance of red eye.

Note the following important points when using red-eyereduction.

Red-eyereduction does not work unless the people in the image are looking directly at the camera (flash).

Red-eyereduction may not work very well if the subjects are located far away from the camera.

Other Useful Flash Features

• Changing the flash intensity (page 61)

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Using Face Detection (Face Detection)

The face detection feature adjusts focus and brightness to the faces in the image.

1.In the REC mode, press [SET].

2.Use [8] and [2] to select the third Control Panel option from the top

(Face Detection).

3.Use [4] and [6] to select “G Face Detection: On” and then press

[SET].

4.Point the camera at the subject(s).

The camera will detect human faces and display a frame around each one.

5.Half-pressthe shutter button.

The camera will focus and the frames around the faces it focuses on will turn green.

6.Press the shutter button the rest of the way down.

. To give priority to detection speed or number of faces

1.In the REC mode, press [SET].

2.Use [8] and [2] to select the third Control Panel option from the top

(Face Detection).

3.Use [4] and [6] to select “L Priority” and then press [SET].

4.Use [8] and [2] to select the setting you want, and then press [SET].

Speed

Minimizes face detection time, and limits the number of faces that

can be detected at one time to five.

 

 

Enables detection of a maximum of five to ten faces. With this

Quantity

setting, the camera detects faces in the image that are smaller and

 

further away from the camera.

 

 

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Tips for Best Face Detection Results

The camera performs center focus if it cannot detect a face.

Always make sure that Auto Focus (AF) is selected as the focus mode when shooting with face detection.

Face detection may take a bit longer when you hold the camera sideways.

Detection of the following types of faces is not supported.

Face that is obstructed by hair, sunglasses, a hat, etc., or a face in dark shade

A profile or a face that is at an angle

A face that is very far away and small, or very close and large

A face in an area that is very dark

The face of a pet or some other non-humansubject

IMPORTANT!

Face detection cannot be used in combination with any of the following features.

Some BEST SHOT scenes (For YouTube, Voice Recording)

Movie Recording

The following functions are disabled when shooting with face detection.

Multi AF

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Reducing the Effects of Camera and Subject Movement

(Anti Shake)

You can turn on the camera’s Anti Shake feature to reduce image blur due to subject movement or camera movement when shooting a moving subject using telephoto, when shooting a fast-movingsubject, or when shooting under dim lighting conditions. Your digital camera is equipped with a CCD shift type camera shake correction feature and ahigh-sensitivityanti image blur feature. These two features work in concert to minimize the effects of hand and subject movement.

1.In the REC mode, press [SET].

2.Use [8] and [2] to select the fourth Control Panel option from the top

(Anti Shake).

3.Use [4] and [6] to select the setting you want and then press [SET].

 

D

Auto

Minimizes the effects of hand and subject movement.

 

 

 

 

 

A

Camera AS

Minimizes the effects of camera movement only

 

 

 

 

 

S

Image AS

Minimizes the effects of subject movement only

 

 

 

 

 

 

DEMO

Half-pressingthe shutter button demonstrates the effect of

 

F

 

“A Camera AS”. However, the image is not recorded.

 

 

 

 

Off

Turns off Anti Shake settings

 

 

 

 

IMPORTANT!

While the “Anti Shake” setting is “D Auto” or “A Camera AS”, half pressing the shutter will cause the camera to vibrate and emit an operation sound. This is normal and does not indicate malfunction.

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NOTE

Anti Shake is disabled during movie recording.

ISO sensitivity, aperture, and shutter speed do not appear on the monitor screen when you half-pressthe shutter button while “D Auto” is selected. These values will appear briefly, however, in the preview image that is displayed immediately after you shoot a snapshot.

The ISO sensitivity setting (page 32) must be “AUTO” for “S Image AS” to work.

If the flash fires, the Anti Shake icon S will remain on the display, even though Anti Shake does not function during flash photography.

Shooting with Anti Shake can cause an image to appear somewhat coarser than normal and can cause slight deterioration of image resolution.

Anti Shake may not be able to eliminate the effects of camera or subject movement when movement is severe.

“A Camera AS” may not work properly when the camera is mounted on a tripod. Either turn off Anti Shake or select “S Image AS”.

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Specifying ISO Sensitivity (ISO)

ISO sensitivity is a measure of sensitivity to light.

1.In the REC mode, press [SET].

2.Use [8] and [2] to select the fifth Control Panel option from the top

(ISO Sensitivity).

3.Use [4] and [6] to select the setting you want and then press [SET].

AUTO Adjusts sensitivity automatically according to conditions

ISO 64

Lower sensitivity

Slow shutter speed

Less noise

ISO 100

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ISO 200

 

 

 

 

 

 

ISO 400

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fast shutter speed

Some coarseness

ISO 800

 

 

 

 

(Set for shooting in

(increased digital

ISO 1600

Higher sensitivity

dimly lit areas.)

noise)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“AUTO” ISO sensitivity always is applied for movies, regardless of the current ISO sensitivity setting.

Adjusting White Balance (White Balance)

You can adjust white balance to match the source of light available where you are shooting and avoid the blue cast that results when shooting outdoors when it is cloudy, and the green cast that results when shooting under fluorescent lighting.

1.In the REC mode, press [SET].

2.Use [8] and [2] to select the sixth Control Panel option from the top

(White Balance).

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3.Use [4] and [6] to select the shooting condition you want and then press [SET].

Auto WB Configures the camera to adjust white balance automatically ¤Daylight For shooting outdoors on a clear day

' Overcast

For shooting outdoors on an overcast rainy day, in the

shade, etc.

 

 

 

Shade

For shooting on a clear day in the shade of trees or buildings

Day White

For shooting under white or day white fluorescent lighting

Fluorescent

 

 

Daylight

For shooting under daylight fluorescent lighting

Fluorescent

 

 

« Tungsten

For shooting under light bulb lighting

 

 

For configuring the camera manually to suit a particular light

 

source.

 

 

1Select “· Manual WB”.

Blank white paper

 

2Under the lighting conditions you plan

 

 

to use when shooting, point the

 

· Manual WB

camera at a blank white piece of

 

paper so it fills the entire monitor

 

 

 

 

screen and then press the shutter

 

 

button.

 

 

3Press [SET].

 

 

The white balance setting is retained even if you turn off the

 

camera.

 

When “‡ Auto WB” is selected for the white balance setting, the camera automatically determines the white point of the subject. Certain subject colors and light source conditions can cause problems when the camera tries to determine the white point, which makes proper white balance adjustment impossible. If this happens, select the white balance setting that matches your shooting conditions (Daylight, Overcast, etc.)

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Correcting Image Brightness (EV Shift)

You can manually adjust an image’s exposure value (EV value) before shooting it.

Exposure Compensation Range: –2.0EVto +2.0EV

Unit: 1/3EV

1.In the REC mode, press [SET].

2.Use [8] and [2] to select the third Control Panel option from the bottom (EV Shift).

3.Use [4] and [6] to adjust the exposure compensation value.

[6]:Increases the EV value. A higher EV value is best for light-coloredsubjects and backlit subjects.

[4]:Decreases the EV value. A lower EV value is best for dark-colorsubjects and for shooting outdoors on a clear day.

To cancel exposure compensation, change the EV value to 0.0.

4.Press [SET].

This applies the exposure compensation value. The exposure compensation value you set remains in effect until you change it.

NOTE

Exposure compensation value

When shooting under very dark or very bright conditions, you may not be able to obtain satisfactory results even after performing exposure compensation.

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Using the easy Mode

The easy mode eliminates troublesome setups and simplifies snapshot recording. This mode is recommended for those who are new to digital imaging.

1.In the REC mode, press [SET].

2.Use [8] and [2] to select the second Control Panel option from the bottom (easy Mode).

3.Use [4] and [6] to select “| On” and then press [SET].

This enters the easy mode.

4.Focus the image.

While the focus frame is aligned with the subject, half-pressthe shutter button.

5.Shoot the image.

When the image is focused, press the shutter button the rest of the way. This records the snapshot.

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. Using the easy Menu

The easy menu contains flash, self-timer,and image size settings, plus an item for exiting the easy mode.

While the camera is in the easy mode, all the other settings (besides Flash, Selftimer, Image Size, and easy Mode) on the REC tab menu (page 123) and Quality tab menu (page124) are fixed at preset optimum values. Any settings you configured on these tabs are not used in the easy mode.

IMPORTANT!

To use the Set Up tab menu (page 124), you need to exit the easy mode. To do this, select the “easy Mode” item in step 2 of the following procedure, and then selectl in step 3. After that, you can use the Set up tab menu as you normally do.

1.Press [MENU].

The easy menu displays larger text than standard menus.

2.Use [8] and [2] to select the menu item you want, and then press [SET].

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3. Use [8] and [2] to select the setting you want, and then press [SET].

Menu Item:

Available Settings:

Flash

> (Auto Flash)* / < (Flash On) / ? (Flash Off)

 

 

Self-timer

(10-secondself-timer) /l*

 

 

Image Size

(* / $ / !

 

 

easy Mode

k / l*

 

 

Exit Menu

Exit the easy menu

 

 

An asterisk (*) indicates reset default settings.

See the following for details.

Flash (page 26)

Self-timer(page53)

Image Size (page 24)

The following are the settings you can select for “easy Mode”.

To do this:

Select this setting:

Stay in the easy mode, without switching to another

k

recording type

 

 

 

Switch from the easy mode to a standard recording type

l

 

 

On-screenpop-uphelp text provides a brief explanation of each setting.

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Changing the Control Panel Date/Time Style

1.In the REC mode, press [SET].

2.Use [8] and [2] to select the bottom Control Panel option (Date/Time).

Use [4] and [6] to select the date or time.

NOTE

You can select either of two display style (page 100) for the date: Month/Day or Day/Month.

The time is displayed using 24-hourformat.

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Shooting with Zoom

Your camera provides you with 4X optical zoom (that changes the lens focal distance).

1. In the REC Mode, slide the zoom controller to zoom.

w Wide Angle

z Telephoto

Zoom Controller

z (Telephoto)

: Enlarges the subject and narrows the range

w (Wide Angle) : Reduces the size of the subject and broadens the range

2.Press the shutter button to shoot the image.

NOTE

Use of a tripod is recommended to protect against image blur due to camera movement when shooting with telephoto.

Performing a zoom operation changes the lens aperture.

You can adjust the optical zoom setting before you press the shutter button to start movie recording.

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Snapshot Tutorial

 

Recording Movie Images and Audio

To record a movie

1.Configure the quality setting for the movie (page 59).

The length of the movie you can record will depend on the quality setting you select.

2.In the REC mode, press [0] (Movie).

This will start recording and display Y on the monitor screen.

Movie recording includes monaural audio.

3.Press [0] again to stop recording.

Each movie can be up to 10 minutes long. Movie recording stops automatically after 10 minutes of recording. Movie recording also will stop automatically if memory becomes full before you stop movie recording by pressing [0].

Shooting with BEST SHOT

Remaining recording time

Recording time

With BEST SHOT (page 44), you can select the sample scene that matches the type of movie you are trying to shoot and the camera will change its setup accordingly, for beautiful movies every time. Selecting the BEST SHOT scene named Night Scene, for example, will configure the camera so night scenes appear clearer and brighter.

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NOTE

Spending a long time using movie recording will cause the camera to become slightly warm to the touch. This is normal and does not indicate malfunction.

The camera also records audio. Note the following points when shooting a movie.

Take care that the microphone is not blocked

 

 

by your fingers, etc.

 

Good recording results are not possible when

 

 

the camera is too far away from what you are

Microphone

 

trying to record.

Operating camera buttons while shooting can cause button noise to be picked up in the audio.

Shooting a very bright subject can cause a vertical band to appear in the monitor screen image. This does not indicate malfunction. The band will not be recorded in a snapshot, but will be recorded in the case of a movie.

Use of certain types of memory cards increase the time it takes to record movies, which can cause movie frames to be lost. This condition is indicated by » and Y flashing on the monitor screen. To avoid loss of movie frames, use of a memory card with a maximum transfer speed of at least 10MB per second is recommended.

When “Off” is selected for Control Panel display (page 97), the Control Panel will not appear on the monitor screen even if you press [SET] during movie recording.

Optical zoom is not possible while recording a movie, zoom as required before pressing [0] to start recording.

The effects of camera movement in an image become more pronounced when you shoot close up or with a large zoom factor. Because of this, use of a tripod is recommended under these conditions.

Auto Focus and Macro Focus become fixed focus while shooting a movie (page 49).

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Recording Audio Only (Voice Recording)

Voice Recording lets you record audio only, without a snapshot or movie. You can record about 53 minutes and 45 seconds of Voice Recording using the camera’s built-inmemory only.

1.In the REC mode, press [BS].

2.Use [8], [2], [4], and [6] to select the` (Voice Recording) scene and then press [SET].

This causes ` to appear on the monitor screen.

3.Press the shutter button to start recording.

The back lamp flashes green while recording is in progress.

Pressing [SET] during recording will insert a marker into the recording. During playback, you will be able to jump to the markers in the recording.

4.Press the shutter button again to stop audio recording.

To create another audio recording file, repeat steps 3 and 4.

To turn off Voice Recording, press [BS] and then select R (Auto).

NOTE

Recording time

Remaining recording time

You can use [8] (DISP) during audio recording to toggle the monitor screen on and off.

When monitor screen contents are turned off, selecting the “Voice Recording” scene will cause the monitor screen to turn off immediately (page 105).

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About audio data

Audio files can be played back on a computer using Windows Media Player or QuickTime (pages 85, 93)

Audio Data: WAVE/IMA-ADPCM(WAV extension)

Audio File Size: Approximately 165KB (Approximately 30 seconds of recording at 5.5KB per second)

To play back an audio recording

1.In the PLAY mode, use [4] and [6] to display the Voice Recording file you want to play.

` is displayed in place of an image for a Voice Recording file.

2.Press [SET] to start playback.

Voice Recording Playback Controls

Fast forward/fast reverse

[4] [6]

Play/pause

[SET]

Jump to marker

While playback is paused, press [4] or [6] to

jump to the next marker and then press [SET]

 

to resume playback.

Volume adjustment

Press [2] and then press [8] [2]

Monitor screen on/off

[8] (DISP)

Playback end

[MENU]

 

 

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Recording Movie Images and Audio

 

Using BEST SHOT

What is BEST SHOT?

BEST SHOT provides you with a collection of sample “scenes” that show a variety of different types of shooting conditions. When you need to change the setup of the camera, simply find the scene that matches what you are trying to achieve, and the camera sets up for it automatically. This helps to minimize the chance of ruined images due to poor exposure and shutter speed settings.

Some Sample Scenes

 

 

 

 

Portrait

Scenery

Night Scene

Night Scene Portrait

 

 

 

 

To shoot an image with BEST SHOT

1.In the REC mode, press [BS].

This will display a menu of BEST SHOT scenes.

The initial default selection is R (Auto).

2.Use [8], [2], [4], and [6] to move the boundary to the scene you want to select.

The scene menu has multiple pages. Use [8] and [2] to scroll between menu pages.

You can access information about the currently selected scene. See page 45 for details.

To return to normal snapshot recording, select Scene 1 R (Auto). Pressing [MENU] while the scene selection screen or scene information screen is displayed will cause the boundary to jump directly to R (Auto).

Currently selected scene (with boundary)

Scene name

Scene number

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3.Press [SET] to configure the camera with the settings for the currently selected scene.

This returns to the REC mode.

The settings of the scene you selected remain in effect until you select a different scene.

To select a different BEST SHOT scene, repeat the above procedure from step 1.

4.Press the shutter button.

NOTE

The BEST SHOT YouTube scene sets up the camera for recording movies that are optimized for uploading to YouTube. Movies recorded with the YouTube scene are stored in a special folder to make them easy to locate for uploading (page 95).

Maximum recording time while the YouTube scene is selected is 2 minutes.

. Using Scene Information Screen

To find out more about a scene, select it with the boundary on the scene selection screen, and then slide the zoom controller in either direction.

To return to the scene menu, slide the zoom controller again.

To scroll between scenes, use [4] and [6].

To configure the camera with the settings for the currently selected scene, press [SET]. To return to the scene

information screen for the currently selected BEST SHOT scene, press [BS].

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. BEST SHOT Precautions

Selecting the Night Scene or Fireworks scene results in a slow shutter speed setting. Since a slow shutter speed increases the chance of digital noise in the image, the camera automatically performs a digital noise reduction process when either of these scenes is selected. This means that it will take a bit longer for the image to be saved which is indicated by the back lamp flashing green. Do not perform any key operation during that time. Also, it is a good idea to use a tripod to avoid image blur due to camera movement when shooting at slow shutter speeds.

Your camera includes a sample scene that optimizes settings for auction site images. Depending on your camera model, the sample scene is named either “For eBay” or “Auction”. Images you record using the auction site sample scene are stored in a special folder so you can easily find them on your computer (page 95).

High Sensitivity

The high sensitivity setting is disabled whenever the camera’s flash fires.

High sensitivity may not produce the desired results in very dark conditions.

When shooting with slow shutter speeds, use a tripod to protect against blurring due to camera movement.

Under certain lighting conditions, the camera will perform an automatic noise filtering operation to reduce digital noise in the image. This operation causes the camera to take longer than normal to save the image and be ready for the next shot.

BEST SHOT scene images were not shot using this camera.

Images shot using a BEST SHOT scene may not produce the results you expected due to shooting conditions and other factors.

You can modify the camera settings that are made after you select a BEST SHOT scene. Note, however, that the BEST SHOT settings revert to their defaults when you select another BEST SHOT scene or turn off the camera.

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Using BEST SHOT

 

Advanced Settings

The following are menu operations you can use to configure various camera settings.

You also can use the Control Panel (page 23) to configure some of the settings that appear on the menu screen. Refer to the page references provided in this section for information about configuring settings using the Control Panel.

Using On-screenMenus

. Example Menu Screen Operation

Press [MENU] to display the menu screen.

Menu contents are different in the REC mode and PLAY mode.

Example: REC mode menu

 

[MENU]

Menu Screen Operation Buttons

[4] [6]

Selects tabs. [6] is also used to display the options available for a

setting.

[8] [2]

Selects a setting option.

[SET]

Registers the selected setting.

[MENU]

Exits the menu screen.

 

 

1.In the REC mode, press [MENU].

This will display the menu screen.

2.Use [4] and [6] to select the tab where the item you want to configure is located.

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3.

Use [8] and [2] to select the menu item you

Example:

 

want, and then press [6].

When “Focus” is selected

 

 

on the “REC” tab

4.

Use [8] and [2] to change the setting.

 

 

Tabs

5. After the setting is the way you want, press [SET].

Pressing [4] registers the selected setting and returns to the menu.

To configure settings on another tab after pressing [4] to return to the menu, use [8] to

move the highlighting up to the tabs, and then

Settings

use [4] and [6] to select the tab you want.

 

. Menu Operations in This Manual

Menu operations are represented in this manual as shown below. The following operation is the same one described under “Example Menu Screen Operation” on page47.

Use [4] and [6] to select the “REC” tab.

Procedure

[r] (REC)*[MENU]*REC Tab*Focus

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Press [r]

Press [MENU].

 

 

 

Use [8] and [2] to select the “Focus”

(REC).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

and then press [6].

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Advanced Settings

 

REC Mode Settings (REC)

Selecting a Focus Mode (Focus)

Procedure

[r] (REC)* [MENU]* REC Tab* Focus

Settings

Type of Shot

Focus Mode

Approximate Focus Range*1

Snapshot

Movies

Snapshot

Movies

 

 

Q Auto

General

Automatic

 

Approximately

 

 

40 cm to 9

 

Focus

recording

 

 

 

 

(infinity) (1.3' to 9)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

´

 

 

Fixed

Approximately

Fixed

Close ups

Automatic

focal

15 cm to 50 cm

distance

Macro

 

 

point

(5.9" to 19.7")

*2,*4

 

 

 

EPan

Shooting with a

Fixed

 

Fixed distance*2, *3

 

relatively wide

 

 

Focus

focal point

 

 

focus range

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

)

Scenery and

 

 

 

 

other distant

Fixed

Infinity

 

Infinity

 

subjects

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

W

When you want

 

 

Approximately 15 cm to 9

Manual

to focus

Manual

(infinity)*2 (5.9" to 9)

Focus

manually

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*1 The focus range is the distance from the lens surface.

*2 The minimum changes along with the optical zoom setting.

*3 The distance depends on shooting conditions, and appears on the monitor screen when the shutter button ishalf-pressed.

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*4

 

 

 

(m)

 

Normal

 

Macro

Zoom Steps

Close Up

 

Telephoto

Center distance

Z1 (Wide)

Approx. 1.6 (5.2')

 

9

0.20 (7.9")

 

 

 

 

 

2

Approx. 2.1 (6.9')

 

9

0.20 (7.9")

 

 

 

 

 

3

Approx. 2.8 (9.2')

 

9

0.20 (7.9")

 

 

 

 

 

4

Approx. 3.5 (11.5')

 

9

0.30 (11.8")

 

 

 

 

 

5

Approx. 4.3 (14.1')

 

9

0.30 (11.8")

 

 

 

 

 

6

Approx. 5.3 (17.4')

 

9

0.30 (11.8")

 

 

 

 

 

7

Approx. 6.1 (20.0')

 

9

0.40 (15.7")

 

 

 

 

 

8

Approx. 7.3 (24.0')

 

9

0.50 (19.7")

 

 

 

 

 

9 (Tele)

Approx. 8.2 (26.9')

 

9

0.60 (23.6")

 

 

 

 

 

NOTE

Above values are for reference only.

For movie macro, the focus range is a few centimeters within the center distance.

To focus with manual focus

1. On the monitor screen, compose the image so the subject you want to focus on is within the yellow boundary.

2. Watching the image on the monitor screen use

 

 

 

 

[4] and [6] to adjust focus.

 

 

• At this time the image that is within the boundary will

 

 

Yellow boundary

enlarge and fill the monitor screen, which aids in

focusing. If you do not perform any operation for two

 

 

seconds while the enlarged image is displayed, the

 

 

screen in step 1 will re-appear.

 

 

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NOTE

Auto Focus can be used when recording snapshots only.

Whenever you perform an optical zoom operation while shooting with Auto Focus, Macro Focus, or Manual Focus, a value will appear on the monitor screen to tell you the focus range, as shown below.

Example: oo cm to 9

*oo is the actual focusing range value.

The operations assigned to the [4] and [6] keys with the “L/R Key” setting (page 55) are disabled while Manual Focus is selected as the focus mode.

Using Focus Lock

“Focus lock” is a technique you can use when you want

Subject to be focused on

to compose an image in which the subject you want to

 

 

focus on is not within the focus frame in the center of the

 

 

screen.

 

 

To use focus lock, select “U Spot” for the Auto Focus area (page 54).

1. Align the monitor screen’s focus frame with

 

the subject you want to focus on and then

Focus frame

half-pressthe shutter button.

2.Keeping the shutter button half-pressed(which maintains the focus setting), move the camera to compose the image.

3.When you are ready to shoot the image, press the shutter button the rest of the way down.

NOTE

• Focus lock also locks exposure (AE).

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Advanced Settings

 

Using Continuous Shutter (Continuous)

Procedure

[r] (REC)* [MENU]* REC Tab* Continuous

While Continuous Shutter is turned on, images are continually recorded until memory becomes full, as long as you keep the shutter button depressed.

Releasing the shutter button stops shooting.

NOTE

With continuous shutter, exposure and focus for the first image are applied for successive images as well.

Continuous shutter cannot be used in combination with any of the following. Some BEST SHOT scenes (For YouTube, Voice Recording)

When using a continuous shutter mode, keep the camera still until all recording is finished.

The continuous shutter rate depends on the current image size and image quality settings.

The speed of Continuous Shutter depends on the type of memory card loaded in the camera and the amount of free space available for storage. When shooting to built-inmemory, continuous shutter shooting is relatively slow.

You cannot use the self-timerin combination with Continuous Shutter.

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Advanced Settings

 

Using theSelf-timer(Self-timer)

Procedure

[r] (REC)* [MENU]* REC Tab* Self-timer

With the Self-timer,pressing the shutter button starts a timer. The shutter is released and the image is shot after a fixed amount of time.

 

10 sec

10-secondSelf-timer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2-secondSelf-timer

 

 

2 sec

• When shooting under conditions that slow down the shutter speed,

 

 

you can use this setting to prevent image blur due to camera

 

 

 

 

 

 

movement.

 

 

 

Shoots three images: one image 10 seconds after the shutter button is

 

 

X3

pressed, and the next two images as soon as the camera is ready

 

 

after shooting the previous image. How long it takes for the camera to

 

(Triple

 

get ready to shoot depends on the image size and quality settings,

 

Self-timer)

 

whether or not a memory card is loaded in the camera, and the flash

 

 

 

charge condition.

 

Off

Turns off the Self-timer.

 

 

 

 

• The front lamp flashes while the Self-timercountdown is in progress.

You can interrupt an ongoing Self-timercountdown by pressing [SET].

Front lamp

NOTE

The Self-timercannot be used together with the following features. Continuous Shutter, the “Voice Recording” BEST SHOT scene

The Triple Self-timercannot be used together with movie recording.

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Advanced Settings

 

Shooting with Face Detection (Face Detection)

Procedure

[r] (REC)* [MENU]* REC Tab* Face Detection

For details, see the Control Panel procedure on page 28.

Reducing the Effects of Camera and Subject Movement

(Anti Shake)

Procedure

[r] (REC)* [MENU]* REC Tab* Anti Shake

For details, see the Control Panel procedure on page 30.

Specifying the Auto Focus Area (AF Area)

Procedure

[r] (REC)* [MENU]* REC Tab* AF Area

 

 

Spot

This mode takes readings of a small area in the center of the image.

 

U

 

This setting works well with focus lock (page 51).

 

 

 

 

 

 

When you half-pressthe shutter button while this setting selected,

 

 

Multi

the camera will select the optimum Auto Focus area from among nine

 

I

 

possible areas. The focus frame of the area where the camera

 

 

 

 

 

 

focuses will be displayed in green.

 

 

 

 

U

Spot”

Multi”

 

 

I

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Focus frame

Focus

frame

I Multi” cannot be selected for the Auto Focus area while you are using Face Detection (page28).

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Using the easy Mode (easy Mode)

Procedure

[r] (REC)* [MENU]* REC Tab* easy Mode

For details, see the Control Panel procedure on page 35.

Assigning Functions to the [4] and [6] Keys (L/R Key)

Procedure

[r] (REC)* [MENU]* REC Tab* L/R Key

You can assign one of the five functions listed below to the [4] and [6] keys.

Setting

[4]/[6] key operation

Metering

Changes the Metering Mode (page 60)

 

 

EV Shift

Adjusts the EV shift value (page 34)

 

 

White Balance

Changes the white balance setting (page 32)

 

 

ISO

Changes the ISO Sensitivity setting (page 32)

 

 

Self-timer

Sets the self-timertime (page53)

 

 

Off

Cancels [4] and [6] key assignments

 

 

Displaying theOn-screenGrid (Grid)

Procedure

[r] (REC)* [MENU]* REC Tab* Grid

The on-screengrid can be displayed on the REC mode monitor screen for easy vertical and horizontal alignment when composing images.

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Advanced Settings

 

Turning on Image Review (Review)

Procedure

[r] (REC)* [MENU]* REC Tab* Review

While Review is turned on, the camera will display a image for about one second immediately after you press the shutter button to record it.

Using Icon Help (Icon Help)

Procedure

[r] (REC)* [MENU]* REC Tab* Icon Help

While Icon Help is turned on, a textual description will appear on the display for certain icons when you switch between REC functions.

Functions Supported by Icon Help

• REC Mode, Flash, Metering Mode, White Balance, Self-timer,EV Shift

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Advanced Settings

 

Configuring Power On Default Settings (Memory)

Procedure

[r] (REC)* [MENU]* REC Tab* Memory

When you turn off the camera, it remembers the current settings of all enabled memory items and restores them when you turn it back on. Any memory item that is disabled will be returned to its initial default setting whenever you turn off the camera.

Setting

Disabled (Initial Default Setting)

Enabled

b BEST SHOT

Snapshot (Auto)

 

 

 

 

Flash

Auto

 

 

 

 

Focus

AF (Auto Focus)

 

 

 

 

White Balance

Auto

 

 

 

 

ISO

Auto

Setting at

 

 

AF Area

Spot

power off

 

 

Metering

Multi

 

 

 

 

Self-timer

Off

 

 

 

 

Flash Intensity

0

 

 

 

 

MF Position

Position before manual focus was selected.

 

 

 

 

Zoom Position

Full wide

 

 

 

 

If you turn the camera power off and then back on while the BEST SHOT memory item is enabled, all of the other memory items (except for zoom position) are initialized to the currently selected BEST SHOT sample scene setup, regardless of the enabled/disabled status of the other memory items.

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Image Quality Settings (Quality)

Specifying Snapshot Size (Size)

Procedure

[r] (REC)* [MENU]* Quality Tab* Size

For details, see the Control Panel procedure on page 25.

Specifying Snapshot Image Quality (Quality (Snapshot))

Procedure

[r] (REC)* [MENU]* Quality Tab* T Quality (Snapshot)

Fine

Gives image quality priority

Normal

Normal

Economy

Gives number of images priority

 

 

The “Fine” setting helps to bring out details when shooting a finely detailed image of nature that includes dense tree branches or leaves, or an image of a complex pattern.

Memory capacity (the number of images you can record) will be affected by the quality settings you configure (page 131).

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Advanced Settings

 

Specifying Movie Image Quality (Quality (Movie))

Procedure

[r] (REC)* [MENU]* Quality Tab* » Quality (Movie)

Movie image quality is a standard that determines the detail, smoothness, and clarity of a movie during playback. Shooting with the high-quality(HQ) setting will result in better image quality, but it also shortens the amount of time you can shoot.

Image Quality (Pixels)

Approximate Data Rate

Frame Rate

HQ

640x480

10.5 Megabits/second

30 frames/second

Normal

640x480

6.1 Megabits/second

 

LP

320x240

2.6 Megabits/second

15 frames/second

Correcting Image Brightness (EV Shift)

Procedure

[r] (REC)* [MENU]* Quality Tab* EV Shift

For details, see the Control Panel procedure on page 34.

Controlling White Balance (White Balance)

Procedure

[r] (REC)* [MENU]* Quality Tab* White Balance

For details, see the Control Panel procedure on page 32.

Specifying ISO Sensitivity (ISO)

Procedure

[r] (REC)* [MENU]* Quality Tab* ISO

For details, see the Control Panel procedure on page 32.

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Specifying the Metering Mode (Metering)

Procedure

[r] (REC)* [MENU]* Quality Tab* Metering

The metering mode determines what part of the subject is metered for exposure.

 

 

 

Multi-patternmetering divides the image into sections and

 

 

Multi

measures the light in each section for a balanced exposure reading.

 

B

 

This type of metering provides error-freeexposure settings for a

 

 

 

 

 

 

wide range of shooting conditions.

 

 

Center

Center weighted metering concentrates on the center of the focus

 

N

 

area to measure light. This type of metering is best when you want

 

Weighted

 

some level of control over contrast.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spot metering takes readings at a very small area. Use this

 

 

Spot

metering method when you want exposure to be set according to

 

˜

 

the brightness of a particular subject, without being affected by

 

 

 

 

 

 

surrounding conditions.

 

 

 

 

The currently selected metering mode is indicated by an icon on the snapshot screen. No icon is displayed when “B Multi” is selected as the metering mode.

UsingBuilt-inColor Filters (Color Filter)

Procedure

[r] (REC)* [MENU]* Quality Tab* Color Filter

Settings: Off, B/W, Sepia, Red, Green, Blue, Yellow, Pink, and Purple

Controlling Image Sharpness (Sharpness)

Procedure

[r] (REC)* [MENU]* Quality Tab* Sharpness

You can specify one of five sharpness settings from +2 (sharpest) to –2(least sharp).

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Controlling Color Saturation (Saturation)

Procedure

[r] (REC)* [MENU]* Quality Tab* Saturation

You can specify one of five saturation settings from +2 (most saturated) to –2(least saturated).

Adjusting Image Contrast (Contrast)

Procedure

[r] (REC)* [MENU]* Quality Tab* Contrast

You can specify one of five contrast settings from +2 (most contrast between light and dark) to –2(least contrast between light and dark).

Specifying Flash Intensity (Flash Intensity)

Procedure

[r] (REC)* [MENU]* Quality Tab* Flash Intensity

You can specify one of five flash intensity settings from –2(weakest) to +2 (strongest).

• Flash intensity may not change when the subject is too far away or too close.

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Viewing Snapshots and Movies

Viewing Snapshots

See page 20 for the procedure for viewing snapshots.

Viewing a Movie

1.Press [p] (PLAY) and then use [4] and [6] to display the movie you want to view.

2.Press [SET] to start playback.

Movie Playback Controls

Movie icon: » Recording time

Image quality

Fast forward/fast

[4] [6]

Each press of either button increases the speed of the fast

reverse

 

forward or fast reverse operation.

 

To return to normal playback speed, press [SET].

Play/pause

[SET]

1 frame forward/

[4] [6]

back

Holding down either button scrolls continuously.

Volume

Press [2] and then press [8] [2]

Volume can be adjusted only while movie playback is in

adjustment

 

progress.

 

 

Information

[8] (DISP)

display on/off

 

 

 

Slide the zoom controller in the direction of z ([).

Zoom

You can use [8], [2], [4], and [6] to scroll the zoomed

 

image on the monitor screen. You can zoom a movie image

 

 

 

 

up to 4.5 times normal size.

Stop playback

[MENU]

 

 

 

• Playback may not be possible for movies not recorded with this camera.

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Viewing Snapshots and Movies

 

Zooming an On-screenImage

1.In the PLAY mode, use [4] and [6] to scroll through the images until the one you want is displayed.

2.Slide the zoom controller towards z ([) to zoom.

You can use [8], [2], [4], and [6] to scroll the zoomed image on the monitor screen. Slide the zoom controller towards w to unzoom the image.

When monitor screen contents are turned on, a graphic in the lower right corner of the screen shows what part of the zoomed image is currently displayed.

To exit the zoom screen, press [MENU] or [BS].

Though the maximum image zoom factor is 8X, certain image sizes may not allow zooming up to the full 8X.

Zoom factor

Image area

Current display area

Displaying 25 Images on the Same Screen

1. In the PLAY Mode, slide the zoom controller

Boundary

towards w (]).

 

 

Use [4] and [6] to scroll, 25 images at a time.

To view a particular image, use [8], [2], [4], or [6] to move the selection boundary to the image you want and then press [SET].

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Viewing Snapshots and Movies on a TV Screen

1. Use the AV cable that comes with the camera to connect it to the TV.

Yellow

White

 

 

 

Video Audio

 

TV

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AUDIO IN jacks (white)

AV cable (bundled)

USB/AV port

VIDEO IN jack (yellow)

Making sure that the 6 mark on the camera is aligned with the 4 mark of the AV cable connector, connect the cable to the camera.

Make sure that you insert the cable connector into the USB/AV port until you feel it click securely into place. Failure to insert the connector fully can result in poor communication or malfunction.

Note that even while the connector is fully inserted, you

still will be able to see the metal part of the connector as shown in the illustration.

2.Turn on the TV and select its video input mode.

If the TV has more than one video input, select the one where the camera is connected.

3.Press [p] (PLAY) to turn on the camera.

This will cause an image to appear on the TV screen, without anything appearing on the camera’s monitor screen.

Pressing [ON/OFF] or [r] (REC) will not turn on the camera while the AV cable is connected.

You also can change the aspect ratio of the screen and the video output system (page 103).

4.Now you can display images and play back movies as you normally do.

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NOTE

Audio is monaural.

Certain TVs may cut off part of the images.

Before connecting to a TV to display images, be sure to configure the camera’s [r] (REC) and [p] (PLAY) buttons for “Power On” or “Power On/Off” (page 102).

Audio is initially output by the camera at maximum volume. When you first start displaying images, set the TV volume control at a relatively low level and then adjust it as required.

All icons and indicators that appear on the monitor screen also appear on the TV screen. You can use [8] (DISP) to change the display contents.

Recording Camera Images to a DVD Recorder or Video Deck

Use one of the following methods to connect the camera to the recording device using the camera’s bundled AV cable.

DVD recorder or video deck: Connect to the VIDEO IN and AUDIO IN terminals.

Camera: USB/AV port

You can play a slideshow of snapshots and movies on the camera and record it on a DVD or video tape. When recording images to an external device, use [8] (DISP) to clear all indicators from the monitor screen (page 97).

For information about connecting a monitor to the recording device and about how to record, see the user documentation that comes with the recording device you are using.

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Other Playback Functions (PLAY)

This section explains menu items that you can use to configure settings and perform other playback operations.

For information about menu operations, see page 47.

Playing a Slideshow on the Camera (Slideshow)

Procedure

[p] (PLAY)* [MENU]* PLAY Tab* Slideshow

Start

Starts the slideshow

Time

Time from the start to the end of the slideshow

1 to 5 minutes, 10 minutes, 15 minutes, 30 minutes, 60 minutes

 

 

Amount of time each image remains displayed

 

Use [4] and [6] to select a value from 1 to 30 seconds, or “MAX”.

 

If you specify a value from 1 to 30 seconds, images change at the

Interval

specified interval, but the audio portion of movies and audio snapshots

will continue to play until the end.

 

 

When the slideshow reaches a movie file while “MAX” is selected, only

 

the first frame of the movie will displayed. Voice Recording files are not

 

played back when “MAX” is selected.

 

Turns effect on or off.

Effect

On: Turns on the image change effect and background music.

 

Off: No image change effect or background music

 

 

To stop the slideshow, press [SET]. Pressing [MENU] instead of [SET] stops the slideshow and returns to the menu screen.

Adjust audio volume by pressing [2] and then press [8] or [2] during playback.

All button operations are disabled while the slideshow is transitioning from one image to another.

The time required for transition from one image to another may be longer in the case of an image that was not recorded with this camera.

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Selecting Images for Printing (DPOF Printing)

Procedure

[p] (PLAY)* Snapshot Screen* [MENU]* PLAY Tab*

DPOF Printing

See page 75 for details.

Protecting a File Against Deletion (Protect)

Procedure

[p] (PLAY)* [MENU]* PLAY Tab* Protect

 

Protects specific files.

 

1Use [4] and [6] to scroll through the files

 

until the one you want to protect is

 

displayed.

On

2Use [8] and [2] to select “On” and then

press [SET].

 

An image that is protected is indicated by

 

the › icon.

 

3To protect other files, repeat steps 1 and 2.

 

To exit the protect operation, press [MENU]. To unprotect a file, select

 

“Off” instead of “On” in step 2 above.

 

Protects all files.

All Files:

1Use [8] and [2] to select “All Files: On” and then press [SET].

2Press [MENU].

On

To unprotect all files, select “All Files: Off” instead of “All Files: On” in

 

 

step 1 above.

 

 

Note that even if a file is protected, it will be deleted if you perform the format operation (page 104).

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Rotating an Image (Rotation)

Procedure

[p] (PLAY)* Snapshot Screen* [MENU]* PLAY Tab* Rotation

1.Use [8] and [2] to select “Rotation” and then press [SET].

Each press of [SET] will rotate the displayed image 90 degrees left.

2.When the displayed image is at the orientation you want, press [MENU].

NOTE

Note that this procedure does not actually change the image data. It simply alters how the image is displayed on the camera’s monitor screen.

An image that has been protected or zoomed and movie screen cannot be rotated.

The original (unrotated) version of the image will be displayed on the 25-imagescreen.

Resizing a Snapshot (Resize)

Procedure

[p] (PLAY)* Snapshot Screen* [MENU]* PLAY Tab* Resize

You can reduce the size of a snapshot and save the result as a separate snapshot. The original snapshot is also retained. You can select resize an image to one of three image sizes: 6M, 4M, VGA.

Resizing a 16:9 or 3:2 size snapshot will create an image with an aspect ratio of 4:3, with both sides cut off.

The recording date of the resized version of the snapshot will be the same as the recording date of the original snapshot.

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Cropping a Snapshot (Trimming)

Procedure

[p] (PLAY)* Snapshot Screen* [MENU]* PLAY Tab* Trimming

You can crop a snapshot to trim parts you do not need, and save the result in a separate file. The original snapshot is also retained.

Use the zoom controller to zoom the image to the size you want, use [8], [2], [4], and [6] to display the portion of the image you want to cut out, and then press [SET].

The image produced by cropping a 3:2 or 16:9 image will have an aspect ratio of 4:3.

The recording date of the cropped image will be the same as the recording date of the original snapshot.

Zoom factor

Represents snapshot area

Part of snapshot that is currently displayed

Adding Audio to a Snapshot (Dubbing)

Procedure

[p] (PLAY)* Snapshot Screen* [MENU]* PLAY Tab* Dubbing

You can add audio to a snapshot after you shoot it. You can re-recorda snapshot’s audio whenever you want. You can record up to about 30 seconds of audio for a single snapshot.

1.Press the shutter button to start audio recording.

Remaining recording time

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2. Press the shutter button again to stop audio recording.

Take care that you do not block the

 

 

camera’s microphone with your fingers while

 

 

recording.

 

Good recording results are not possible

Microphone

 

when the camera is too far away from what

 

you are trying to record.

 

Your camera supports the following audio data formats.

Audio Format: WAVE/IMA-ADPCM(WAV extension)

Approximate Audio File Size: 165KB (Approximately 30 seconds of recording at 5.5KB per second)

Adding audio (dubbing) is not possible for the following types of images.

Protected images

To delete audio, perform the following operation: Dubbing * Delete * [SET] * [MENU].

IMPORTANT!

Note that you cannot restore the original audio of an Audio Snapshot after you delete or re-recordit.

To play snapshot audio

1.In the PLAY mode, use [4] and [6] to scroll through the images until the Audio Snapshot you want is displayed.

An audio snapshot is one that has a ˆ icon.

2.Press [SET] to start playback.

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Voice Recording Playback Controls

Fast forward/fast reverse

[4] [6]

Play/pause

[SET]

Volume adjustment

Press [2] and then

press [8] [2]

 

Display content switching

[8] (DISP)

Stop playback

[MENU]

 

 

Audio of an Audio Snapshot also can be played back on a computer using Windows Media Player or QuickTime (pages 85, 93).

Copying Files (Copy)

Procedure

[p] (PLAY)* Snapshot Screen* [MENU]* PLAY Tab* Copy

Files can be copied from the camera’s built-inmemory to a memory card or from a memory card tobuilt-inmemory.

Copies all files from built-incamera memory to a memory card.Built-in *Card This option copies all the files inbuilt-incamera memory. It

cannot be used to copy a single file.

Copies a single file on the memory card to camera built-incamera memory. Files are copied to the folder inbuilt-in

Card *Built-in memory whose name has the largest serial number.1Use [4] and [6] to select the file you want to copy.2Use [8] and [2] to select “Copy” and then press [SET].

NOTE

You can copy snapshots, movies, audio snapshots, or Voice Recording files you recorded with this camera.

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Printing

Printing Snapshots

Professional Print Service

You can take a memory card that contains the images you want to print to a professional print service and have them printed.

Printing on a Home Printer

Printing Images on a Printer with Memory Card Slot

You can use a printer equipped with a memory card slot to print images directly from a memory card. For details, see the user documentation that comes with your printer.

Connecting Directly to a PictBridge Compatible Printer

You can print on a printer that supports PictBridge (page 73).

Printing with a Computer

Windows Computer

Install the software (Photo Loader with HOT ALBUM) that comes bundled with the camera on your computer.

For details, see “To install Photo Loader with HOT ALBUM” on page84.

Macintosh

After transferring the images to your Macintosh, use commercially available software to print.

You can specify which images you want to print, the number of copies, and date stamp settings before printing (page 75).

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USB cable
Large connector
USB
USB port
Small connector USB/AV port
Making sure that the 6 mark on the camera is aligned with the 4 mark of the USB cable connector, connect the cable to the camera.

Connecting Directly to a PictBridge Compatible Printer

You can connect the camera directly to a printer that supports PictBridge and print images without going through a computer.

. To set up the camera before connecting to a printer

1.Turn on the camera and press [MENU].

2.On the “Set Up” tab, select “USB” and then press [6].

3.Use [8] and [2] to select “PTP (PictBridge)”, and then press [SET].

. Connecting the Camera to a Printer

Use the USB cable that

comes bundled with the camera to connect the

camera to your printer’s USB

port.

• The camera does not draw power over the USB cable.

Make sure the camera’s battery is sufficiently

charged before connecting.

• Make sure that you insert the cable connector into

the USB/AV port until you feel it click securely into place. Failure to insert the connector fully can result in poor communication or malfunction.

• Note that even while the connector is fully inserted, you still will be able to see the metal part of the connector as shown in the illustration.

• When connecting the USB cable to a USB port, make sure you align the connector correctly with the port.

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. To print

1.Turn on the printer and load paper.

2.Turn on the camera.

This will display the print menu screen.

3.Use [8] and [2] to select “Paper Size”, and then press [6].

4.Use [8] and [2] to select a paper size and then press [SET].

The following are the available paper sizes. 3.5"x5", 5"x7", 4"x6", A4, 8.5"x11", By Printer

Selecting “By Printer” prints using a paper size selected on the printer.

See the documentation that comes with your printer for information about paper settings.

5.Use [8] and [2] to specify the print option you want.

1 Image

: Prints one image. Select and then press [SET]. Next, use [4]

 

and [6] to select the image you want to print.

DPOF Printing : Prints multiple images. Select and then press [SET]. With this option, images will be printed in accordance with DPOF settings (page 75).

To toggle date stamping on and off, press [BS]. The date stamp will be printed when “On” is indicated on the monitor screen.

6.Use [8] and [2] to select “Print” and then press

[SET].

Printing will start and the message “Busy... Please

wait...” will appear on the monitor screen. The message will disappear after a short while, even though printing is still being performed. Pressing any camera button will cause the printing status to re-appear.The print menu screen will reappear when printing is complete.

If you selected “1 Image”, you can repeat the procedure from step 5, if you want.

7.After printing is complete, turn off the camera and disconnect the USB cable from the printer and camera.

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Using DPOF to Specify Images to be Printed and the Number of Copies

. Digital Print Order Format (DPOF)

DPOF is a standard that allows you to include image type, number of copy, and time stamp on/off information on the memory card with the images. After configuring settings, you can use the memory card to print on a home printer that supports DPOF or take the memory card to a professional print service.

Whether or not you will be able to use DPOF settings for printing depends on the printer you are using.

Some professional print services may not support DPOF.

. Configuring DPOF Settings Individually for Each Image

Procedure

[p] (PLAY)* Snapshot Screen* [MENU]* PLAY Tab* DPOF Printing* Select images

1.Use [4] and [6] to scroll through the files until the image you want to print is displayed.

2.Use [8] and [2] to specify the number of copies.

You can specify a value up to 99. Specify 00 if you do not want to print the image.

If you want to include the date in the images, press [BS] so “On” is shown for date stamping.

Repeat steps 1 and 2 to configure settings for other images, if you want.

3.Press [SET].

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. Configuring the Same DPOF Settings for All the Images

Procedure

[p] (PLAY)* Snapshot Screen* [MENU]* PLAY Tab* DPOF Printing* All images

1.Use [8] and [2] to specify the number of copies.

You can specify a value up to 99. Specify 00 if you do not want to print the image.

If you want to include the date in the images, press [BS] so “On” is shown for date stamping.

2.Press [SET].

DPOF settings are not cleared automatically after printing is complete.

The next DPOF print operation you execute will be performed using the last DPOF settings you configured for the images. To clear DPOF settings, specify “00” for the number of copies of all images.

Tell your print service about your DPOF settings!

If you take a memory card to a professional print service, be sure to tell them that it includes DPOF settings for the images to be printed and the number of copies. If you don’t, the print service may print all the images without regard to your DPOF settings, or they may ignore your date stamp setting.

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. Date Stamping

You can use one of the following three methods to include the recording date in the printout of an image.

 

Configure DPOF settings (page 75).

 

You can turn date stamping on and off each time you print.

 

You can configure settings so some images include the date

 

stamp and some don’t.

 

 

Configuring

Configure the Camera’s Time Stamp setting (page 99).

• The camera’s Time Stamp setting imprints the date into a

camera settings

snapshot when you shoot it, so the date is always included

 

when you print. It cannot be deleted.

 

• Do not turn on DPOF date stamping for an image that

 

includes a date stamped with the camera’s Time Stamp

 

function. Doing so can cause the two stamps to be

 

overprinted.

Configuring

You can stamp dates into images using the bundled Photo

computer

Loader with HOT ALBUM (page 79) software (Windows only).

settings

 

Professional

Request date stamping when ordering prints from a

print service

professional print service.

. Standards Supported by the Camera

PictBridge

This is a standard of the Camera and Imaging Products Association

(CIPA).

• Exif Print Printing on a printer that supports Exif Print (Exif 2.2) uses information about shooting conditions recorded with the image to

enhance printed image quality. Contact your printer manufacturer

for information about models that support Exif Print, printer upgrades, etc.

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Using the Camera with a Computer

Things you can do using a computer...

You can perform the operations described below while the camera is connected to a computer.

Save images

• Save images and view them manually (USB

to a computer

connection) (pages 81, 90).

and view them

• Save images and view them automatically

there

(Photo Loader with HOT ALBUM*) (page84).

 

Images will be grouped by recording date and

 

displayed in a calendar format.

Transfer

In addition to images, you also can transfer

images

screen shot images from your computer to the

stored on

camera (Photo Transport*) (page87).

your

 

computer to

 

camera memory

 

Playback

• You can play back movies using DirectX 9.0c

and edit

(page 85).

movies

• To edit movies, use commercially available

 

software as required.

* Windows only

The procedures you need to perform when using the camera with your computer and when using the bundled software are different for Windows and the Macintosh.

Windows users should refer to “Using the Camera with a Windows Computer” on page79.

Macintosh users should refer to “Using the Camera with a Macintosh” on page90.

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Using the Camera with a Windows Computer

Install the required software in accordance with the version of Windows you are running and what you want to do.

When you want

Operating

Install this software:

See

to do this:

System Version

page:

 

Save images to a

 

 

 

computer and view

Vista / XP / 2000

Installation not required.

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them there

 

 

 

manually

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Save images to a

 

Photo Loader with HOT ALBUM

 

 

3.1

 

computer

Vista / XP / 2000

 

DirectX 9.0c (When DirectX 9.0 or

84

automatically/

 

higher is not already installed on

 

Manage images

 

 

 

the computer.)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DirectX 9.0c

 

 

 

Windows 2000

 

 

 

Users of the above operating

 

 

 

systems also need to install

 

 

 

DirectX 9.0c if DirectX 9.0 or

 

 

 

greater is not already installed on

 

Play movies

Vista / XP / 2000

your system (page 84).

 

• Windows Media Player is not

84

 

 

included on the CD-ROMthat

 

 

 

comes bundled with the

 

 

 

camera, but it is included with

 

 

 

Windows. Use the Windows

 

 

 

Media Player application that is

 

 

 

installed with Windows for

 

 

 

playback.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Edit movies

Vista / XP / 2000

• Use commercial software as

 

 

required.

 

 

 

 

 

Upload movie files

Vista / XP (SP2) /

YouTube Uploader for CASIO

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to YouTube

2000 (SP4)

 

 

Transfer images to

Vista / XP / 2000

Photo Transport 1.0

87

the camera

 

 

 

View the User’s

Vista / XP (SP2) /

Adobe Reader 8

89

Guide

2000 (SP4)

(Not required if already installed.)

 

 

 

 

 

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. Computer System Requirements for Bundled Software

Computer system requirements are different for each of the applications. See the “Read me” file that comes with each application for details. Information about computer system requirements also can be found under “Computer System Requirements for Bundled Software” on page119 of this manual.

. Precautions for Windows Users

Photo Loader with HOT ALBUM, YouTube Uploader for CASIO, and Photo Transport will not run under 64-bitversions of Windows Vista.

Except for DirectX and Adobe Reader, the bundled software requires Administrator privileges to run.

Operation on a self-madecomputer is not supported.

Operation may not be possible under certain computer environments.

Photo Loader with HOT ALBUM provides a function for migrating image data previously saved with Photo Loader, which means you still will have access to your existing image archives.

B

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Viewing and Storing Images on a Computer

You can connect the camera to your computer in order to view and store images (snapshot and movie files).

. To connect the camera to your computer and save files

1.Turn on the camera and press [MENU].

2.On the “Set Up” tab, select “USB” and then press [6].

3.Use [8] and [2] to select “Mass Storage”, and then press [SET].

4. Turn off the camera and

USB port

USB cable

then use the USB cable

 

 

 

that comes with the

 

 

camera to connect it to

Large connector

 

your computer.

 

 

• The camera does not draw

 

 

 

power over the USB cable.

 

 

 

Make sure the camera’s

 

Small connector

 

battery is sufficiently

 

 

charged before

USB/AV port

 

 

connecting.

 

 

 

 

Make sure that you insert

 

 

 

the cable connector into

Making sure that the 6 mark on the camera is

 

the USB/AV port until you

 

aligned with the 4 mark of the USB cable

 

feel it click securely into

connector, connect the cable to the camera.

 

place. Failure to insert the

 

 

 

connector fully can result

 

 

 

in poor communication or

 

 

 

malfunction.

 

 

Note that even while the connector is fully inserted, you

 

 

still will be able to see the metal part of the connector

 

 

as shown in the illustration.

 

 

• When connecting the USB cable to a USB port, make sure you align the connector correctly with the port.

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5.Turn on the camera.

6.Copy images to your computer.

Windows Vista

1Select “Open folder to view files”.

2Drag the “DCIM” folder to your Windows desktop to copy it.

Windows XP

1Select “Open folder to view files” and then click “OK”.2Drag the “DCIM” folder to your Windows desktop to copy it.

Windows 2000

1Double-click“My Computer”.

2Double-click“Removable Disk”.

3Drag the “DCIM” folder to your Windows desktop to copy it.

7.After you finish copying images, disconnect the camera from the computer.

Windows Vista, Windows XP

On the camera, press [ON/OFF] to turn off the camera. After making sure that the back lamp is unlit, disconnect the camera from the computer.

Windows 2000

Click card services in the task tray on your computer screen, and disable the drive number assigned to the camera. Next, after making sure that the back lamp is unlit, press the camera’s [ON/OFF] button to turn off the camera and disconnect the camera from your computer.

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. To view images you copied to your computer

1.Double-clickthe copied “DCIM” folder to open it.

2.Double-clickthe folder that contains the images you want to view.

3.Double-clickthe image file you want to view.

For information about file names, see “Memory Folder Structure” on page95.

An image that was rotated on the camera will be displayed on your computer screen in its original (unrotated) orientation.

IMPORTANT!

Never use your computer to modify, delete, move, or rename any image files that are in the camera’s built-inmemory or on its memory card. Doing so can cause problems with the camera’s image management data, which will make it impossible to play back images on the camera and can drastically alter remaining memory capacity. Whenever you want to modify, delete, move, or rename an image, do so only on images that are stored on your computer.

Never unplug the USB cable, or operate the camera while viewing or storing images. Doing so can cause data to become corrupted.

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Save images to a computer automatically/Manage images

Installing Photo Loader with HOT ALBUM on your computer makes it possible to transfer images from the camera to your computer automatically.

. To install Photo Loader with HOT ALBUM

1.Start up your computer, and place the bundled CD-ROMinto its CDROM drive.

Normally, this should cause the menu screen to appear automatically. If your computer does not display the menu screen automatically, navigate to the CDROM on your computer and then double-clickthe “AutoMenu.exe” file.

2.Click “Photo Loader with HOT ALBUM 3.1” to select it and then click “Read me.”

The “Read me” file contains important information about installation, including installation conditions and computer system requirements.

3.Click “Install” for Photo Loader with HOT ALBUM.

4.Follow the instructions that appear on the display to complete installation.

Checking Your Computer’s DirectX Version

In order to manage images using Photo Loader with HOT ALBUM, your computer also needs to have Microsoft DirectX 9.0 or higher installed. Use the following procedure to check your computer’s DirectX version.

1.Click the following items on your computer to display System Tools: Start * All Programs* Accessories* System Tools.

2.On the System Tools “Tools” menu, select “DirectX Diagnostic Tool”.

On the “System” tab, check to make sure that the “DirectX Version” is 9.0 or higher.

3.Click “Exit” to exit the DirectX Diagnostic Tool.

If your computer does not have Microsoft DirectX 9.0 or higher installed, install Microsoft DirectX 9.0c from the bundled CD-ROM.

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Playing Movies

Windows Media Player, which is already installed on most computers, can be used for movie playback. To play back a movie, first copy the movie to your computer and then double-clickthe movie file.

. Movie Playback Precautions

Be sure to move the movie data to the hard disk of your computer before trying to play it. Proper movie playback may not be possible for data accessed over a network, from a memory card, etc.

Proper movie playback may not be possible on some computers. If you experience problems, try the following.

Try recording movies with a quality setting of “Normal” or “LP”.

Try upgrading Windows Media Player to the latest version.

Quit any other applications you have running, and stop resident applications.

Even if proper playback is not possible on the computer, you can use the AV cable that comes bundled with the camera to connect to the video input terminal a TV or computer and play back movies that way.

Uploading Movie Files to YouTube

Installing YouTube Uploader for CASIO from the CD-ROMthat comes with your camera simplifies uploading of movie files you recorded with the “For YouTube” BEST SHOT scene to YouTube.

. What is YouTube?

YouTube is a movie sharing site managed by YouTube, LLC where you can upload movies and view movies uploaded by others.

. To install YouTube Uploader for CASIO

1.On the CD-ROMmenu screen (page84), select “YouTube Uploader for CASIO”.

2.After reading the information about installation conditions and system requirements for installation in the “Read me” file, install YouTube Uploader for CASIO.

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. To upload a movie file to YouTube

Before you can use YouTube Uploader for CASIO, you need to go to the YouTube website (http://www.youtube.com/) and register as a user there.

Do not upload any video that is copyrighted (including neighboring copyrights) unless you yourself own the copyright or you have obtained the permission of the applicable copyright holder(s).

The maximum file size for each upload is 100 MB.

1.Record the movie you want to upload using the “For YouTube” BEST SHOT movie scene.

2.If it isn’t already, connect your computer to the Internet.

3.Connect the camera to your computer (page 81).

4.Turn on the camera.

YouTube Uploader for CASIO will start up automatically.

If this is the first time you are using the application, configure the YouTube user ID and network environment settings, and then click the [OK] button.

5.The left side of the display will have an area for inputting a title, category, and other information required for uploading to YouTube. Enter the required information.

6.The right side of the display shows a list of movie files in camera memory. Select the check box next to the movie file you want to upload.

7.When everything is ready, click the [Upload] button.

This will upload the movie file(s) to YouTube.

After uploading is complete, click the [Exit] button to exit the application.

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Transferring Images from Your Computer to Camera Memory

If you want to transfer images from your computer to the camera, install Photo Transport on your computer from the CD-ROMthat comes with the camera.

. To install Photo Transport

1.On the CD-ROMmenu screen (page84), select “Photo Transport”.

2.After reading the information about installation conditions and system requirements for installation in the “Read me” file, install Photo Transport.

. To transfer images to the camera

1.On your computer, click the following: Start * All Programs* Casio* Photo Transport.

This starts up Photo Transport.

2.Drag the file(s) you want to transfer to the [Transfer] button.

3.Follow the instructions that appear on the display to complete the transfer.

The details of the instructions that appear on the display and the transferred images will depend on your Photo Transport setup. For details, click the [Settings] button or [Help] button and check the setup.

Transfer Data

Only image files with the following extensions can be transferred to the camera: jpg, jpeg, jpe, bmp (bmp images are converted to jpeg image automatically when transferred.)

Certain types of images may not be able to be transferred.

You cannot transfer movies to the camera.

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. To transfer computer screen captures to the camera

1.Connect the camera to your computer (page 81).

2.On your computer, click the following: Start * All Programs* Casio* Photo Transport.

This starts up Photo Transport.

3.Display the screen whose screen capture you want to transfer.

4.Click the [Capture] button.

5.Draw a boundary around the area you want to capture.

Move your mouse pointer to the upper left corner of the area you want to capture and then hold down the mouse button. Keeping the mouse button depressed, drag the pointer down to the lower right corner of the area and then release the mouse button.

6.Follow the instructions that appear on the display.

This will send an image of the area you selected to the camera.

The transfer operation converts screen captures to JPEG format.

The instructions that appear on the display and details about the transferred images will depend on your Photo Transport setup. For details, click the [Settings] button or [Help] button and check the setup.

. About settings and help

Click the [Settings] button when you want to change the Photo Transport setup. For help about operation procedures and troubleshooting, click the Photo Transport [Help] button.

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Viewing User Documentation (PDF Files)

1.Start up your computer, and place the bundled CD-ROMinto its CDROM drive.

Normally, this should cause the menu screen to appear automatically. If your computer does not display the menu screen automatically, navigate to the CDROM on your computer and then double-clickthe “AutoMenu.exe” file.

2.On the menu screen, click the “Language” down arrow button and then select the language you want.

3.Click “Manual” to select it and then click “Digital Camera”.

IMPORTANT!

You must have Adobe Reader or Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer in order to view the contents of a PDF file. If you do not already have Adobe Reader or Adobe Acrobat Reader installed, install Adobe Reader from the bundled CD-ROM.

User Registration

You can perform user registration over the Internet. To do so, of course, you need to be able to connect to the Internet with your computer.

1.On the CD-ROMmenu screen (page84), click the “Register” button.

This starts up your Web browser and accesses the user registration website. Follow the instructions that appear on your computer screen to register.

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Using the Camera with a Macintosh

Install the required software in accordance with what version of the Macintosh OS you are running and what you want to do.

When you want to do

Operating

Install this software:

See

System

this:

page:

Version

 

 

 

 

Save images to your

Mac OS 9

 

 

Macintosh and view

 

Installation not required.

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Mac OS X

them there manually

 

 

 

 

 

 

Save images to your

Mac OS 9

Use commercially available

 

software.

 

Macintosh automatically/

 

 

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Use iPhoto, which comes bundled

Manage images

Mac OS X

 

 

 

with your operating system.

 

 

Mac OS 9 /

You can playback with QuickTime,

 

Play movies

which comes bundled with your

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OS X

operating system.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Connecting the Camera to Your Computer and Saving Files

IMPORTANT!

The camera does not support operation with Mac OS 8.6 or earlier, or Mac OS X 10.0. Operation is supported with Mac OS 9, X (10.1, 10.2, 10.3, 10.4, 10.5) only. Use the standard USB driver that comes with your supported operating system.

. To connect the camera to your computer and save files

1.Turn on the camera and press [MENU].

2.On the “Set Up” tab, select “USB” and then press [6].

3.Use [8] and [2] to select “Mass Storage”, and then press [SET].

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4. Turn off the camera and

USB port

USB cable

then use the USB cable

 

 

 

that comes with the

 

 

camera to connect it to

Large connector

 

your Macintosh.

 

 

• The camera does not draw

 

 

 

power over the USB cable.

 

 

 

Make sure the camera’s

 

Small connector

 

battery is sufficiently

 

 

charged before

USB/AV port

 

 

connecting.

 

 

 

 

Make sure that you insert

 

 

 

the cable connector into

Making sure that the 6 mark on the camera is

 

the USB/AV port until you

 

aligned with the 4 mark of the USB cable

 

feel it click securely into

 

connector, connect the cable to the camera.

 

place. Failure to insert the

 

 

 

 

connector fully can result

 

 

 

in poor communication or

 

 

 

malfunction.

 

 

Note that even while the connector is fully inserted, you

 

 

still will be able to see the metal part of the connector

 

 

as shown in the illustration.

 

 

• When connecting the USB cable to a USB port, make sure you align the connector correctly with the port.

5.Turn on the camera.

The camera’s back lamp will light green at this time. In this mode, your Macintosh recognizes the memory card loaded in the camera (or the camera’s built-inmemory if it does not have a memory card loaded) as a drive. The appearance of the drive icon depends on the Mac OS version you are using.

6.Double-clickthe camera’s drive icon.

7.Drag the “DCIM” folder to the folder to which you want to copy it.

8.After the copy operation is complete, drag the drive icon to Trash.

9.On the camera, press [ON/OFF] to turn off the camera. After making sure that the green back lamp is unlit, disconnect the camera from the computer.

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. To view copied images

1.Double-clickthe camera’s drive icon.

2.Double-clickthe “DCIM” folder to open it.

3.Double-clickthe folder that contains the images you want to view.

4.Double-clickthe image file you want to view.

For information about file names, see “Memory Folder Structure” on page95.

An image that was rotated on the camera will be displayed on your Macintosh screen in its original (unrotated) orientation.

IMPORTANT!

Never use your computer to modify, delete, move, or rename any image files that are in the camera’s built-inmemory or on its memory card. Doing so can cause problems with the camera’s image management data, which will make it impossible to play back images on the camera and can drastically alter remaining memory capacity. Whenever you want to modify, delete, move, or rename an image, do so only on images that are stored on your computer.

Never unplug the USB cable, or operate the camera while viewing or storing images. Doing so can cause data to become corrupted.

Transferring Images Automatically and Managing Them on Your Macintosh

If you are running Mac OS X, you can use the iPhoto application that comes bundled with the operating system to manage your images. If you are running Mac OS 9, you will need to use commercially available software.

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Playing a Movie

You can use QuickTime, which comes bundled with your operating system, to play back movies on a Macintosh. To play back a movie, first copy it to your Macintosh and then double-clickthe movie file.

. Movie Playback Precautions

Proper movie playback may not be possible on some Macintosh models. If you experience problems, try the following.

Change the movie image quality setting to “Normal” or “LP”.

Upgrade to the latest version of QuickTime.

Shut down other applications that are running.

Even if proper playback is not possible on your Macintosh, you can use the AV cable that comes bundled with the camera to connect to the video input terminal a TV or Macintosh and play back movies that way.

IMPORTANT!

Be sure to move the movie data to the hard disk of your Macintosh before trying to play it. Proper movie playback may not be possible for data accessed over a network, from a memory card, etc.

Viewing User Documentation (PDF Files)

You must have Adobe Reader or Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer in order to view the contents of a PDF file. If you don’t, go to the Adobe Systems Incorporated website and install Acrobat Reader.

1.On the CD-ROM,open the “Manual” folder.

2.Open the “Digital Camera” folder and then open the folder for the language whose user’s guide you want to view.

3.Open the file named “camera_xx.pdf”.

“xx” is the language code (Example: camera_e.pdf is for English.)

User Registration

Internet registration only is supported. Visit the following CASIO website to register: http://world.casio.com/qv/register/

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Files and Folders

The camera creates a file and saves it each time you shoot a snapshot, record a movie, or perform any other operation that stores data. Files are grouped by storing them in folders. Each file and folder has its own unique name.

For details about how folders are organized in memory, see “Memory Folder Structure” (page95).

 

Name and Maximum Number Allowed

Example

File

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Each folder can contain up to 9999 files named

26th file name:

 

CIMG0001 through CIMG9999. The extension

CIMG0026.JPG

 

on the file name depends on the file type.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Extension

 

 

Serial number

(4 digits)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Folders

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Folders are named from 100CASIO to

100th folder name:

 

999CASIO

100CASIO

 

There can be up to 900 folders in memory.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

• The BEST SHOT (page 44) includes a

Serial

number (3 digits)

 

sample scene that optimizes settings for

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

auction site images. Depending on your

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

camera model, the sample scene is named

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

either “For eBay” or “Auction”.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

– Images recorded with the eBay scene are

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

stored in a folder named “100_EBAY”.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

– Images recorded with the Auction scene

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

are stored in a folder named “100_AUCT”.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

• BEST SHOT also has a scene named “For

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

YouTube” that optimizes movie settings for

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

recording movies for upload to YouTube.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Images recorded with the YouTube scene

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

are stored in a folder named “100YOUTB”.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

You can view folder and file names on your computer. For details about how file names are displayed on the camera’s monitor screen, see page 122.

The total number of folders and files allowed depends on the image size and quality, and capacity of the memory card being used for storage.

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Memory Card Data

The camera stores images you shoot in accordance with the Design Rule for Camera File System (DCF).

. About DCF

DCF is a standard that makes it possible to view and print images recorded on one manufacturer’s camera on DCF-compliantdevices produced by other manufacturers. You can transferDCF-compliantimages recorded with another camera to this camera and view them on this camera’s monitor screen.

. Memory Folder Structure

 

DCIM

DCIM Folder

 

 

100CASIO *

Recording Folder

 

 

 

 

CIMG0001.JPG

Image File

 

 

CIMG0002.AVI

Movie File

 

 

CIMG0003.WAV

Audio File

 

 

CIMG0004.JPG

Audio Snapshot Image File

 

 

CIMG0004.WAV

Audio Snapshot Audio File

 

 

101CASIO *

Recording Folder

 

 

 

 

102CASIO *

Recording Folder

 

 

 

MISC

DPOF File Folder

 

 

AUTPRINT.MRK

DPOF File

*Other folders are created when the following BEST SHOT scenes are used for recording: “For eBay” or “Auction” (scene name depends on camera model), or “For YouTube”. The following shows the name of the folder created for each scene.

eBay scene: 100_EBAY

Auction scene: 100_AUCT

YouTube scene: 100YOUTB

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. Supported Image Files

Image files shot with this camera

DCF-compliantimage files

This camera may not be able to display an image, even if it is DCF-compliant.When displaying an image recorded on another camera, it may take a long time for the image to appear on this camera’s monitor screen.

. Built-inMemory and Memory Card Data Handling Precautions

Whenever copying memory contents to your computer, you should copy the DCIM folder and all of its contents. A good way to keep track of multiple DCIM copies of the DCIM folders it to change its name to a date or something similar after you copy it to your computer. If you later decided to return the folder to the camera, however, be sure to change its name back to DCIM. The camera is designed to recognize only a root file with the name DCIM. Note the camera also will not be able to recognize the folders inside the DCIM folder unless they have the names they originally had when you copied them from the camera to your computer.

Folders and files must be stored in accordance with the “Memory Folder Structure” shown on page95 in order for the camera to be able to recognize them correctly.

You also can use a PC card adapter or a memory card reader/writer to access camera files directly from the camera’s memory card.

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Other Settings (Set Up)

This section explains menu items that you can use to configure settings and perform other operations in both the REC mode and PLAY mode.

For information about menu operations, see page 47.

Turning Control Panel Display On or Off (R Panel)

Procedure

[MENU] * Set Up Tab* R Panel

Use this procedure to turn Control Panel display on or off.

 

Turns off Control Panel display. This setting helps

 

to view more of the image when the 16:9 aspect

 

ratio is selected. Certain camera settings are

Off

indicated by icons on the image.

• Pressing [SET] while in the REC mode will cause

 

 

the Control Panel to appear along the right side

 

of the monitor screen. The Control Panel will

 

disappear after you select an item and press [SET].

 

Displays the Control Panel. All camera setting

 

icons are cleared from the displayed image while

On

the Control Panel is displayed.

 

 

 

All screen shots in this manual show what appears when the Control Panel is turned off.

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Configuring Camera Sound Settings (Sounds)

Procedure

[MENU] * Set Up Tab* Sounds

Startup

 

Half Shutter

Specifies the startup sound

 

 

 

 

 

Sound 1 - 5: Built-insounds (1 through 5)

Shutter

Off: Sound off

Operation

 

Operation (

 

)

Specifies the sound volume. This setting is also used as the

=

audio level during video output (page 64).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Specifies the volume of movie and Audio Snapshot audio

Play (

=

)

output. This volume setting is not used during video output

 

 

 

 

 

(from the USB/AV port).

 

 

 

 

 

 

• Setting a volume level of 0 mutes output.

Specifying the File Name Serial Number Generation Rule

(File No.)

Procedure

[MENU] * Set Up Tab* File No.

Use the following procedure to specify the rule that governs generation of the serial number used in file names (page 94).

Tells the camera to remember the last used file number. A new file will be named using the next sequential number, even if files are deleted or if a blank memory card is loaded. If a memory card is loaded and that

Continue card already has files stored on it and the largest sequential number in the existing file names is greater than the largest sequential number remembered by the camera, numbering of new files will start from the largest sequential number in the existing file names plus 1.

Restarts the serial number from 0001 whenever all files are deleted or when the memory card is replaced with a blank one. If a memory card Reset is loaded and that card already has files stored on it, numbering of new

files will start from the largest sequential number in the existing file names number plus 1.

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Other Settings (Set Up)

 

Configuring World Time Settings (World Time)

Procedure

[MENU] * Set Up Tab* World Time

You can use the World Time screen to view the current time in a zone that is different from your Home City when you go on a trip, etc. World Time displays the current time in 162 cities in 32 time zones around the globe.

1.Use [8] and [2] to select “World” and then press [6].

To change the geographic area and city for the time where you normally use the camera, select “Home”.

2.Use [8] and [2] to select “City” and then press [6].

To change the “World” setting to summer time, use [8] and [2] to select “DST” and then select “On”. Summer time is used in some geographical areas to advance the current time setting by one hour during the summer months.

3.Use [8], [2], [4], and [6] to select the geographic area you want and then press [SET].

4.Use [8] and [2] to select the city you want and then press [SET].

5.Press [SET].

Time Stamping Snapshots (Timestamp)

Procedure

[MENU] * Set Up Tab* Timestamp

You can configure the camera to stamp the recording date only, or date and time in the lower right corner of each snapshot.

Once date and time information is stamped into a snapshot, it cannot be edited or deleted.

Example: December 19, 2009, 1:25 p.m.

Date

2009/12/19

Date&Time

2009/12/19 1:25pm

Off

No stamping of date and/or time

 

 

Even if you do not stamp the date and/or time with Timestamp, you can do so later using the DPOF function or some printing application (page 77).

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Other Settings (Set Up)

 

Setting the Camera’s Clock (Adjust)

Procedure

[MENU] * Set Up Tab* Adjust

[8] [2]

Change the setting at the cursor location

[4] [6]

Move the cursor between settings

[BS]

Toggles between 12-hourand24-hourformat

 

 

When the date and time settings are what you want, press [SET] to apply them.

You can specify a date from 1980 to 2049.

Be sure to select your Home City (page 99) before setting the time and date. If you set the time and date while the wrong city is selected for your Home City, the times and dates of all of the World Time cities (page99) will be wrong.

Specifying the Date Style (Date Style)

Procedure

[MENU] * Set Up Tab* Date Style

You can select from among three different styles for the date. Example: December 19, 2009

YY/MM/DD 09/12/19

DD/MM/YY 19/12/09

MM/DD/YY 12/19/09

This setting also affects the Control Panel date format as shown below (page 23). YY/MM/DD or MM/DD/YY: MM/DD

DD/MM/YY: DD/MM

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Other Settings (Set Up)

 

Specifying the Display Language (Language)

Procedure

[MENU] * Set Up Tab* Language

. Specify the display language you want.

1Select the tab on the right.

2Select “Language”.

3Select the language you want.

Configuring Sleep State Settings (Sleep)

Procedure

[MENU] * Set Up Tab* Sleep

1

23

This feature turns off the monitor screen whenever no camera operation is performed for a preset amount of time. Press any button to turn the monitor screen back on.

Trigger Time Settings: 30 sec, 1 min, 2 min, Off (Sleep is disabled while “Off” is selected.)

Sleep is disabled under any of the following conditions.

In the PLAY Mode

While the camera is connected to a computer or other device

During a slideshow

During Voice Recording playback or recording

During movie recording and playback

When both sleep and Auto Power Off are turned on, Auto Power Off takes priority.

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Configuring Auto Power Settings (Auto Power Off)

Procedure

[MENU] * Set Up Tab* Auto Power Off

Auto Power Off turns off the camera whenever no camera operation is performed for a preset amount of time.

Trigger Time Settings: 1 min, 2 min, 5 min (The trigger time is always 5 minutes in the PLAY mode.)

Auto Power Off is disabled under any of the following conditions.

While the camera is connected to a computer or other device

During a slideshow

During Voice Recording playback or recording

During movie recording and playback

Configuring [r] and [p] Settings (REC/PLAY)

Procedure

[MENU] * Set Up Tab* REC/PLAY

Power On

Camera turns on whenever [r] (REC) or [p] (PLAY) is

pressed.

 

Power On/Off

Camera turns on or off whenever [r] (REC) or [p] (PLAY)

is pressed.

 

Disable

Camera does not turn on or off whenever [r] (REC) or [p]

(PLAY) is pressed.

 

 

 

With “Power On/Off”, the camera turns off when you press [r] (REC) in the REC mode or [p] (PLAY) in the PLAY mode.

Change this setting to anything besides “Disable” before connecting to a TV for image viewing.

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Other Settings (Set Up)

 

Configuring USB Protocol Settings (USB)

Procedure

[MENU] * Set Up Tab* USB

You can use the procedure below to select the USB communication protocol, which is used when exchanging data with a computer, printer, or other external device.

 

Select this setting when connecting to a computer (pages 81, 90).

Mass

With this setting, the computer sees the camera as an external

storage device. Use this setting for normal transfer of images from

Storage

the camera to a computer (using the bundled Photo Loader with

 

 

HOT ALBUM application).

PTP

Select this setting when connecting to a printer that supports

PictBridge (page 73). This setting simplifies the transfer of image

(PictBridge)

data to the connected device.

 

 

 

Selecting the Screen Aspect Ratio and Video Output System (Video Out)

Procedure

[MENU] * Set Up Tab* Video Out

You can use the procedure in this section to select either NTSC or PAL as the video output system. You can also specify an aspect ratio of 4:3 or 16:9.

NTSC Video system used in Japan, the U.S., and other countries

PAL Video system used in Europe and other areas

4:3 Normal TV screen aspect ratio

16:9 Wide screen aspect ratio

Select the aspect ratio (4:3 or 16:9) that matches the type of TV you plan to use. Images will not display correctly if you select the wrong aspect ratio.

Images will not display correctly unless the camera’s video signal output setting matches the video signal system of the TV or other video equipment.

Images cannot be displayed correctly on a TV or video equipment that is not NTSC or PAL.

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Other Settings (Set Up)

 

Formatting Built-inMemory or a Memory Card (Format)

Procedure

[MENU] * Set Up Tab* Format

If a memory card is loaded in the camera, this operation will format the memory card. It will format built-inmemory if no memory card is loaded.

The format operation will delete all contents on the memory card or in built-inmemory. It cannot be undone. Make sure you do not need any data currently on the card or inbuilt-inmemory before you format it.

Formatting built-inmemory will delete the following data.

Protected images

Formatting a memory card will delete the following data.

Protected images

Make sure that the battery is charged fully before starting a formatting operation. Formatting may not be performed correctly and the camera may stop operating normally if the camera powers down while formatting is in progress.

Never open the battery cover while formatting is in progress. Doing so can cause the camera to stop operating normally.

Resetting the Camera to Factory Defaults (Reset)

Procedure

[MENU] * Set Up Tab* Reset

See page 123 for details about the camera’s factory default settings. The settings below are not reset.

World Time settings, clock settings, date style, screen language, video output

B

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Other Settings (Set Up)

 

Configuring Monitor Screen Settings

You can turn display information on and off by pressing [8] (DISP). You can configure separate settings for the REC mode and PLAY mode.

Information display

Displays information about image settings, etc.

 

on

 

 

Information display

Turns on display of camera setting and

 

other indicators, along with a histogram

 

+ Histogram on

(page 106)

Histogram

 

 

Information display

No information displayed

 

off

 

 

Using the On-screenHistogram to Check Exposure

Displays a histogram on the monitor screen which you can use to

 

 

check the exposure of an image before you shoot it. You also can

 

 

display the histogram in the PLAY mode for information about the

 

 

exposure levels of images.

 

 

• You can use key customization (page 55) to configure the [4]

 

 

and [6] buttons so they control the EV shift setting (page 34),

Histogram

and perform EV shift while viewing the results on the on-screen

 

 

histogram.

 

 

NOTE

A centered histogram does not necessarily guarantee optimum exposure. The recorded image may be over-exposedorunder-exposed,even though its histogram is centered.

Due to the limitations of exposure compensation, you may not be able to achieve an optimum histogram configuration.

Use of the flash and certain shooting conditions can cause the histogram to indicate exposure that is different from the actual exposure of the image when it is shot.

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Configuring Monitor Screen Settings

 

How to Use the Histogram

A histogram is a graph that represents the lightness of an image in terms of the number of pixels. The vertical axis indicates the number of pixels, while the horizontal axis indicates lightness. If the histogram appears too lopsided for some reason, you can use EV shift to move it left or right in order to achieve better balance. Optimum exposure can be achieved by EV shifting so the graph is as close to the center as possible. For snapshots, you can even display individual histograms for R (red), G (green), and B (blue).

Example Histograms

A histogram towards the left side results when the overall image is dark. A histogram that is too far to the left may result in “black out” of the dark areas of an image.

A histogram towards the right side results when the overall image is light. A histogram that is too far to the right may result in “white out” of the light areas of an image.

An overall well-balancedhistogram results when the overall image is at optimal lightness.

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Configuring Monitor Screen Settings

 

Appendix

Precautions during Use

. Avoid Use While In Motion

Never use the camera to record or play back images while operating an automobile or other vehicle, or while walking. Looking at the monitor while in motion creates the risk of serious accident.

. Directly Viewing the Sun or Bright Light

Never look at the sun or any other bright light through the cameras viewfinder. Doing so can damage your eyesight.

. Flash

Never use the flash unit in areas where flammable or explosive gas may be present. Such conditions create the risk of fire and explosion.

Never fire the flash in the direction of a person operating a motor vehicle. Doing so can interfere with the driver’s vision and creates the risk of accident.

Never fire the flash too close to the eyes of the subject. Doing so creates the risk of loss of eyesight.

. Monitor Screen

Do not apply strong pressure to the monitor screen surface or subject it to strong impact. Doing so can cause the monitor screen glass to crack.

Should the monitor screen ever become cracked, never touch any of the liquid inside the monitor screen. Doing so creates the risk of skin inflammation.

Should monitor screen liquid ever get into your mouth, immediately rinse your mouth out and contact your physician.

Should monitor screen liquid ever get into your eyes or onto your skin, immediately rinse with clean water for at least 15 minutes and contact your physician.

. Connections

Never plug any devices that are not specified for use with this camera into connectors. Connecting a non-specifieddevice creates the risk of fire and electric shock.

. Transport

Never operate the camera inside of an aircraft or anywhere else where operation of such devices is restricted. Improper use creates the risk of serious accident.

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Appendix

 

. Smoke, abnormal odor, overheating, and other abnormalities

Continued use of the camera while it is emitting smoke or strange odor, or while it is overheating creates the risk of fire and electric shock. Immediately perform the following steps whenever any of the above symptoms are present.

1.Turn off the camera.

2.Remove the battery from the camera, taking care to protect yourself against burn injury.

3.Contact your dealer or nearest CASIO authorized service center.

. Water and Foreign Matter

Water, other liquids, or foreign matter (especially metal) getting inside the camera creates the risk of fire and electric shock. Immediately perform the following steps whenever any of the above symptoms are present. Particular care is required when using the camera where it is raining or snowing, near the ocean or other body of water, or in a bathroom.

1.Turn off the camera.

2.Remove the battery from the camera.

3.Contact your dealer or nearest CASIO authorized service center.

. Dropping and Rough Treatment

Continued use of the camera after it is damaged by dropping or other rough treatment creates the risk of fire and electric shock. Immediately perform the following steps whenever any of the above symptoms are present.

1.Turn off the camera.

2.Remove the battery from the camera.

3.Contact your dealer or nearest CASIO authorized service center.

. Keep Away From Fire

Never expose the camera to fire, which can cause it to explode and creates the risk of fire and electric shock.

. Disassembly and Modification

Never try to take the camera apart or modify it in any way. Doing so creates the risk of electric shock, burn injury, and other personal injury. Be sure to leave all internal inspection, maintenance, and repair up to your dealer or nearest CASIO authorized service center.

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. Locations To Be Avoided

Never leave the camera in any of the following types of locations. Doing so creates the risk of fire and electric shock.

Areas subject to large amounts of humidity or dust

Food preparation areas or other locations where oil smoke is present

Near heaters, on a heated carpet, in areas exposed to direct sunlight, in a closed vehicle parked in the sun, or other areas subject to very high temperatures

Never place the camera on an unstable surface, on a high shelf, etc. Doing so can cause the camera to fall, creating the risk of personal injury.

. Backing Up Important Data

Always keep backup copies of important data in camera memory by transferring it to a computer or other storage device. Note that data can be deleted in the case of camera malfunction, repair, etc.

. Memory Protection

Whenever replacing the battery, be sure to follow the correct procedure as described in the documentation that comes with the camera. Incorrectly replacing the battery can result in corruption or loss of data in camera memory.

. Rechargeable Battery

Use only the specified charger unit or the specified device to charge the battery. Attempting to charge the battery by an unauthorized means creates the risk of battery overheating, fire, and explosion.

Do not expose or immerse the battery in fresh water or salt water. Doing so can damage the battery, and cause deterioration of its performance and loss of service life.

The battery is intended for use with a CASIO Digital Camera only. Use with any other device creates the risk of the battery damage, or deterioration of battery performance and service life.

Failure to observe any of the following precautions creates the risk of battery overheating, fire, and explosion.

Never use or leave the battery near open flame.

Do not expose the battery to heat or fire.

Make sure the battery is oriented correctly when it is connected to the charger unit.

Never carry or store the battery together with items that can conduct electricity (necklaces, pencil lead, etc.)

Never disassemble the battery, pierce it with a needle, or expose it to strong impact (hit it with a hammer, step on it, etc.), and never apply solder to it. Never place the battery into a microwave oven, heater, high-pressuregenerating device, etc.

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Should you ever notice leakage, strange odor, heat generation, discoloration, deformation, or any other abnormal condition while using, charging, or storing a battery, immediately remove it from the camera or charger unit and keep it away from open flame.

Do not use or leave the battery under direct sunlight, in an automobile parked in the sun, or in any other area subject to high temperatures. Doing so can damage the battery, and cause deterioration of its performance and loss of service life.

If battery charging does not end normally within the specified charging time, stop charging anyway and contact your local CASIO authorized service center. Continued charging creates the risk of battery overheating, fire, and explosion.

Battery fluid can damage your eyes. Should battery fluid get into your eyes accidentally, immediately rinse them with clean tap water and then consult a physician.

Be sure to read the user documentation that comes with the camera and special charger unit before using or charging the battery.

If a battery is to be used by young children, make sure that a responsible adult makes them aware of the precautions and proper handling instructions, and make sure that they handle the battery correctly.

Should fluid from a battery accidentally get onto clothing or your skin, immediately rinse it off with clean tap water. Prolonged contact with battery fluid can cause skin irritation.

. Battery Life

Battery continuous operation times provided in this manual represent the approximate amount of time before the camera turns off due to low battery power when being powered by the special battery under normal temperature (23°C (73°F)). They do not guarantee that you will be able to achieve the indicated level of operation. Actual battery life is greatly affected by ambient temperature, battery storage conditions, the amount of time spent in storage, etc.

Leaving the camera on can run down the battery and cause the low battery warning to appear. Turn off the camera whenever you are not using it.

The low battery warning indicates that the camera is about to turn off due to low battery power. Charge the battery as soon as possible. Leaving a low or dead battery in the camera can lead to battery leakage and data corruption.

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. Data Error Precautions

Your digital camera is manufactured using precision digital components. Any of the following creates the risk of corruption of data in camera memory.

Removing the battery or memory card while the camera is performing some operation

Removing the battery or memory card while the back lamp is flashing green after turning off the camera

Disconnecting the USB cable while communication is in progress

Using a battery that is low

Other abnormal operations

Any of the above conditions can cause an error message to appear on the monitor screen (page 129). Perform the action indicated by the message that appears.

. Operating Environment

Operating Temperature: 0 to 40°C (32 to 104°F)

Operating Humidity: 10 to 85% (non condensation)

Do not place the camera in any of the following locations.

In an area exposed to direct sunlight, or large amounts of moisture or dust

Near an air conditioner or in other areas subjected to extreme temperature or humidity

Inside of a motor vehicle on a hot day, or in an area subjected to strong vibration

. Condensation

Sudden and extreme temperature changes, such as when the camera is moved from the outdoors on a cold winter day into a warm room, can cause water droplets called “condensation” to form on the interior and the exterior of the camera, which creates the risk of malfunction. To prevent condensation from forming seal the camera in a plastic bag before changing locations. Then leave the bag sealed to allow the air inside to naturally change to the same temperature as the air in the new location. After that, remove the camera from the bag and open the battery cover for a few hours.

. Lens

Never apply too much force when cleaning the surface of the lens. Doing so can scratch the lens surface and cause malfunction.

You may sometimes notice some distortion in certain types of images, such as a slight bend in lines that should be straight. This is due to the characteristics of lenses, and does not indicate malfunction of the camera.

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. Caring for your camera

Never touch the lens or flash window with your fingers. Finger smudges, dirt, and other foreign matter on the lens or flash window can interfere with proper operation of the camera. Use a blower or other means to keep the lens and flash window free of dirt and dust, and wipe gently with a soft, dry cloth.

To clean the camera, wipe it with a soft, dry cloth.

. Old Rechargeable Battery Handling Precautions

Insulate the positive and negative terminals with tape, etc.

Do not peel the covering off of the battery.

Do not try to take the battery apart.

. Charger Unit Handling Precautions

-

0Never plug the power cord into an outlet whose voltage rating is different from that marked on the power cord. Doing so creates the risk of fire, malfunction, and electric shock.

0Take care to protect the power cord against damage and breaking. Never place heavy objects onto the power cord, or expose it to intense heat. Doing so can damage the power cord, creating the risk of fire and electric shock.

0Never try to modify the power cord, or subject it to severe bending, twisting, or pulling. Doing so creates the risk of fire, malfunction, and electric shock.

0Never plug in or unplug the power cord while your hands are wet. Doing so creates the risk of electric shock.

0Do not plug the power cord into an outlet or extension cord that is shared by other devices. Doing so creates the risk of fire, malfunction, and electric shock.

0Should the power cord ever become damaged (to the point that internal wires are exposed or cut), immediately contact your original retailer or authorized CASIO authorized service center to request repair. Continued use of a damaged power cord creates the risk of fire, malfunction, and electric shock.

The charger unit becomes slightly warm during charging. This is normal and does not indicate malfunction.

Unplug the power cord from the power outlet when you are not using the charger unit.

Never use detergent to clean the power cord (especially the plug).

Never cover the charger unit with a blanket, etc. Doing so creates the risk of fire.

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. Other Precautions

The camera becomes slightly warm during use. This is normal and does not indicate malfunction.

. Copyrights

Except for your own personal enjoyment, unauthorized use of use of snapshots or movies of images whose rights belong to others, without the permission of the right holder, is forbidden by copyright laws. In some cases, shooting of public performances, shows, exhibitions, etc. may be restricted entirely, even if it is for your own personal enjoyment. Regardless of whether such files are purchased by you or obtained for free, posting them on a website, a file sharing site, or any other Internet site, or otherwise distributing them to third parties without the permission of the copyright holder is strictly prohibited by copyright laws and international treaties. For example, uploading or distributing on the Internet images of TV programs, live concerts, music videos, etc. that were photographed or recorded by you may infringe upon the rights of others. Note that CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD. shall not be held liable for use of this product in any way that infringes on the copyrights of others or that violates copyright laws.

The following terms, which are used in this manual, are registered trademarks or trademarks of their respective owners.

Note that trademark and registered trademark® are not use within the text of this manual.

The SDHC logo is a trademark.

Microsoft, Windows, Internet Explorer, Windows Media, Windows Vista, and DirectX are registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and other countries.

Macintosh, Mac OS, QuickTime, the QuickTime logo, and iPhoto are trademarks of Apple Inc.

MultiMediaCard is a trademark of Infineon Technologies AG of Germany, and licensed to the MultiMediaCard Association (MMCA).

MMCplus is a trademark of the MultiMediaCard Association.

Adobe and Reader are trademarks or registered trademarks in the United States and other countries of Adobe Systems Incorporated.

HOT ALBUM and the HOT ALBUM logo are registered trademarks or trademarks of Konica Minolta Photo Imaging, Inc.

YouTube, the YouTube logo, and “Broadcast Yourself” are trademarks or registered trademarks of YouTube, LLC.

EXILIM, Photo Loader, Photo Transport, and YouTube Uploader for CASIO are registered trademarks or trademarks of CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.

Photo Loader with HOT ALBUM was developed based on HOT ALBUM and Photo Loader and is copyrighted by CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD. and HOTALBUM COM, Inc. Copyright and all other rights revert to them.

All other company or product names mentioned herein are registered trademarks or trademarks of their respective companies.

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Any and all unauthorized commercial copying, distribution, and copying of the bundled software over a network are prohibited.

This product contains the software of FotoNation, Inc.

FotoNation is a registered trademark of FotoNation, Inc.

FaceTracker is a trademarks of FotoNation, Inc.

This product’s YouTube upload functionality is included under license from YouTube, LLC. The presence of YouTube upload functionality in this product is not an endorsement or recommendation of the product by YouTube, LLC.

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Power Supply

Charging

If the [CHARGE] lamp does not light red...

Charging cannot be performed because ambient temperature or the temperature of the charger is too hot or too cold. Leave the camera in a location whose temperature is within the range where charging can be performed. When the camera returns to a temperature where charging can be performed, the [CHARGE] lamp will light red.

If the [CHARGE] lamp flashes red...

The battery is faulty or the battery is loaded in the charger incorrectly. Remove the battery from the charger and check if its contacts are dirty. If contacts become dirty, wipe them clean with a dry cloth. When experiencing charging problems, also check to make sure that the power cord is not disconnected from the power outlet or charger.

If problems continue to occur after you perform the above steps, it could mean that the battery is faulty. Contact your nearest CASIO authorized service center.

To replace the battery

1. Open the battery cover and remove the

Stopper

current battery.

 

With the monitor screen side of the camera facing upwards, slide the stopper in the direction indicated by the arrow in the illustration. After the battery pops out, pull it the rest of the way out of the camera.

2. Load a new battery.

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Battery Precautions

. Precautions during Use

Operation provided by a battery under cold conditions is always less than operation under normal temperatures. This is due to the characteristics of the battery, not the camera.

Charge the battery in an area where the temperature is within the range of 5°C to 35°C (41°F to 95°F). Outside this temperature range charging can take longer than normal or even fail.

If a battery provides only very limited operation following a full charge, it probably means the battery has reached the end of its service life. Replace the battery with a new one.

. Storage Precautions

Storing the battery for a long time while it is charged can cause deterioration of battery characteristics. If you do not plan to use a battery for some time, fully use up its charge before storing it.

Always remove the battery from the camera when you are not using it. A battery left in the camera can discharge and go dead, which will require some time to charge when you need to use the camera.

Store batteries in a cool, dry place (20°C (68°F) or lower).

Using the Camera in another Country

. Precautions during Use

The bundled charger is designed for operation with any power supply in the range of 100V to 240V AC, 50/60Hz. Note, however, that the shape of the power cord plug depends on each country or geographic area. Before taking the camera and charger along on a trip, check with travel agent about the power supply requirements in your destination(s).

Do not connect the charger to a power supply through a voltage converter or similar device. Doing so can lead to malfunction.

. Extra Batteries

Taking along extra fully charged batteries (NP-70)is recommended while on a trip in order to avoid not being able to shoot images due to the battery going dead.

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Using a Memory Card

See page 14 for information about supported memory cards and how to load a memory card.

To replace the memory card

Press the memory card and then release it. This will cause it to pop out of the memory card slot slightly. Pull the card out the rest of the way and then insert another one.

• Never remove a card from the camera while the back lamp is flashing green. Doing so can cause the image save operation to fail and even damage the memory card.

. Using a Memory Card

SD memory cards and SDHC memory cards have a write protect switch. Use the switch when you need to guard against accidentally deleting data. Note, however, if you write protect an SD memory card you must then turn write protection off whenever you want to record to it, format it, or delete any of its images.

Write enabled

Write disabled

If a memory card starts to behave abnormally during

image playback, you can restore normal operation by reformatting it (page 104). However, it is recommended that you always take along multiple memory cards whenever using the camera far away from the home or office.

As you record data to and delete data from a memory card a number of times, it loses its ability to retain data. Because of this, periodic re-formattingof a memory card is recommended.

Electrostatic charge, electrical noise, and other phenomena can cause data to become corrupted or even lost. Make sure that you always back up important data on other media (CD-R,CD-RW,hard disk, etc.)

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. Memory Card Handling Precautions

Certain types of cards can slow down processing speeds. In particular, you may experience problems saving high-quality(HQ) movies. Use of certain types of memory cards increase the time it takes to record movies, which can cause movie frames to be lost. This condition is indicated by » and Y flashing on the monitor screen. Use of a memory card with a maximum transfer speed of at least 10MB per second is recommended.

.Discarding or Transferring Ownership of a Memory Card or the Camera

The format and delete functions of the camera do not actually delete files from the memory card. The original data remains on the card. Note that responsibility for the data on a memory card lies with you. The following procedures are recommended whenever you discard a memory card or the camera, or if you transfer ownership to another party.

When discarding a memory card, either physically destroy the memory card or use commercially available data delete software to completely delete the data on the memory card.

When transferring ownership of a memory card to another party, use commercially available data deletion software to completely delete the data on it.

Use the format function (page 104) to completely delete the data inbuilt-inmemory before discarding or transferring ownership of the camera.

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Computer System Requirements for Bundled Software

Computer system requirements are different for each of the applications. Be sure to check the requirements for the particular application you are trying to use. Note that the values provided here are minimum requirements for running each application.

Actual requirements are greater, depending on the number of images and the sizes of the images being handled.

0Windows

Photo Loader with HOT ALBUM

Hard Disk Drive Space : At least 2GB

Other

: Internet Explorer 5.5 or higher

 

DirectX 9.0 or higher

 

Windows Media Player 9 or higher

DirectX 9.0c

Hard Disk Drive Space : 65MB for installation (18MB on hard disk)

YouTube Uploader for CASIO

Sufficient memory to run the operating system

Computer configuration that enables playback of movies on the YouTube site

Computer configuration that enables upload of movies to the YouTube site

Photo Transport 1.0

 

Memory

: At least 64MB

Hard Disk Drive Space : At least 2MB

Adobe Reader 8

 

CPU

: Pentium III Class

Memory

: At least 128MB

Hard Disk Drive Space : At least 180MB

Other

: Internet Explorer 6.0 or higher installed

For details about the minimum system requirements for each software application, see the “Read me” files on the CASIO Digital Camera Software CD-ROMthat comes bundled with the camera.

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General Guide

The numbers in parentheses indicate the pages where each item is explained.

. Camera

Front

Back

1 2 3

8 9 bk bl

 

bm

[

]

 

[

]

[ ]

[

]

[SET]

7 65 4

 

btbsbrbqbpbobn

1Shutter button (page17)

8[p] (PLAY) button

bp[BS] button (page44)

2[ON/OFF] (Power)

(pages 16, 20)

bq[MENU] button

(page 16)

 

9Back lamp

(page 47)

3Microphone

 

(pages 16, 17, 26)

br[SET] button (page23)

(pages 40, 69)

 

bk[0] (movie) button

bsControl button

4Lens

 

(page 40)

([8] [2] [4] [6])

5Front lamp

 

bl[r] (REC) button

(page 23)

(pages 19, 53)

 

(pages 16, 17)

btMonitor screen

6Flash (page26)

 

bmStrap hole (page2)

(pages 105, 121)

7Zoom controller

 

bnConnector cover

 

(pages 17, 39, 63)

boUSB/AV port

 

 

 

(pages 64, 73, 81, 90)

 

Bottom

 

ckSpeaker

 

 

 

clTripod hole

 

 

 

Use this hole when attaching to a tripod.

 

 

cmBattery/memory card slots (pages11, 14, 115, 117)

ckcl

cm

 

 

. ChargerUnit

 

 

 

1 2

 

1[CHARGE] Lamp

 

 

 

2+- Contacts

 

3AC jack

3

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Monitor Screen Contents

The monitor screen uses various indicators, icons, and values to keep you informed of the camera’s status.

The sample screens in this section are intended to show you the locations of all the indicators and figures that can appear on the monitor screen in various modes. They do not represent screens that actually appear on the camera.

. Snapshot Recording

Panel : Off

91bn234 576

 

8

bl

bm

 

ck

bs

cl

br

bq

 

bt

bo

Panel : On

12 34 567 8

 

9

cl

bk

bl

 

 

bm

ck

bn

 

bo

 

bp

bt

bmbsbrbq

easy Mode

 

93

6

 

7

bl

 

cl

 

 

bq

bt

 

1Focus mode (page49)

2Continuous shutter (page52)

3Self-timer(page53)

4Recording mode (page17)

5Metering mode (page60)

6Remaining snapshot memory capacity (page131)

7Snapshot image size (page24)

8Snapshot image quality (page58)

9Flash (page26)

bkFace detection (page28) blAnti Shake (page30) bmISO sensitivity (page32)

bnWhite balance setting (page32) boExposure compensation (page34) bpeasy Mode (page35) bqDate/time (page38)

brShutter speedbsAperture value

btBattery level indicator (page12) ckHistogram (page105) clFocus frame (pages17, 54)

NOTE

If the current aperture, shutter speed, ISO sensitivity, or Auto Exposure is not correct, the setting will turn orange when you half-pressthe shutter button.

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. Movie Recording

Panel : Off

45 1

2

9

8

7 6

Panel : On

4 1 2

9

3

 

8

5

 

6

7

 

. Snapshot Viewing

12

3

 

4

bq

5

6

 

bp

7

 

8

bo

9

bnbmblbk

 

1Recording mode (page40)

2Remaining movie memory capacity (page40)

3Movie image quality (page59)

4Focus mode (page49)

5White balance setting (page32)

6Exposure compensation (page34)

7Battery level indicator (page12)

8Histogram (page105)

9Movie recording time (page40)

1File type

2Protect indicator (page67)

3Folder name/file name (page94)

4Snapshot image quality (page58)

5Snapshot image size (page24)

6ISO sensitivity (page32)

7Aperture value

8Shutter speed

9Date/time (page38) bkMetering mode (page60) blWhite balance setting (page32) bmFlash (page26)

bnRecording mode

boBattery level indicator (page12) bpHistogram (page105) bqExposure compensation (page34)

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. Movie Playback

 

1 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

1File type

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2Protect indicator (page67)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

3Folder name/file name (page94)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4

4Movie recording time (page62)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

5Movie image quality (page58)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6Date/time (page38)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7Battery level indicator (page12)

7

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reset Initial Default Settings

The tables in this section show the initial default settings that are configured for menu items (displayed when you press [MENU]) after you reset the camera (page 104). Menu items depend on whether the camera is in the REC mode or PLAY mode.

A dash (–)indicates an item whose setting is not reset or an item for which there is no reset setting.

. REC Mode

“REC” Tab

Focus

Q (Auto Focus)

Continuous

Off

Self-timer

Off

Face Detection

Off

Anti Shake

A Camera AS

AF Area

U Spot

easy Mode

Off

L/R Key

Off

Grid

Off

 

 

Review

On

Icon Help

On

 

b BEST SHOT:

 

Off / Flash: On /

 

Focus: Off / White

 

Balance: Off / ISO:

Memory

Off / AF Area: On /

Metering: Off / Self-

 

 

timer: Off / Flash

 

Intensity: Off /

 

MF Position: Off /

 

Zoom Position: Off

 

 

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“Quality” Tab

 

Size

8M (3264x2448)

 

 

Quality

 

 

T

Normal

 

(Snapshots)

 

 

 

 

Quality

 

 

»

HQ

 

(Movies)

 

 

 

EV Shift

0.0

 

White Balance

Auto

 

ISO

Auto

 

 

 

 

Metering

B Multi

Color Filter

Off

Sharpness

0

Saturation

0

Contrast

0

Flash Intensity

0

 

 

“Set Up” Tab

 

R

Panel

Off

 

 

 

 

 

Sounds

 

File No.

Continue

 

World Time

Home

 

Timestamp

Off

 

Adjust

 

Date Style

 

Language

 

 

 

 

Sleep

1 min

Auto Power Off

1 min

REC/PLAY

Power On

USB

Mass Storage

Video Out

NTSC 4:3

Format

Reset

 

 

. PLAY Mode

“PLAY” Tab

Slideshow

DPOF Printing

Protect

Rotation

 

 

Resize

Trimming

Dubbing

Copy

 

 

“Set Up” Tab

• The contents of the “Set Up” tab are the same in the REC mode and PLAY mode.

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When things don’t go right...

Troubleshooting

 

Problem

Possible Cause and Recommended Action

Power Supply

 

 

Power does not

1)The battery may not be loaded correctly (page 11).

 

turn on.

2)The battery may be dead. Charge the battery (page 10). If the

 

 

battery goes dead soon after being charged, it means the

 

 

battery has reached the end of its life and needs to be

 

 

replaced. Purchase a separately available CASIO NP-70

 

 

rechargeable lithium ion battery.

 

The camera

1)Auto Power Off may have activated (page 102). Turn power

 

suddenly powers

back on.

 

down.

2)The battery may be dead. Charge the battery (page 10).

 

 

3)The camera’s protection function may have activated

 

 

because camera temperature is too high. Turn off the camera

 

 

and wait until it cools down before trying to use it again.

 

 

 

 

Power will not turn

Remove the battery from the camera and then reload it.

 

off. Nothing

 

 

happens when a

 

 

button is pressed.

 

Image Recording

 

 

Image is not

1)If the camera is in the PLAY mode, press [r] (REC) to enter

 

recorded when the

the REC Mode.

 

shutter button is

2)If the flash is charging, wait until the charge operation

 

pressed.

finishes.

 

 

3)If the message “Memory Full” appears, transfer images to

 

 

your computer, delete images you no longer need, or use a

 

 

different memory card.

 

 

 

 

Auto Focus does

1)If the lens is dirty, clean it off.

 

not focus properly

2)The subject may not be in the center of the focus frame when

 

 

you compose the image.

 

 

3)The subject you are shooting may not be a type that is

 

 

compatible with Auto Focus (page 22). Use manual focus

 

 

(page 49).

 

 

4)You may be moving the camera when shooting. Try shooting

 

 

with Anti Shake or use a tripod.

 

 

 

 

The subject is out

The image may not be focused properly. When composing the

 

of focus in the

image, make sure the subject is located inside the focus frame.

 

recorded image.

 

 

 

 

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Problem

Possible Cause and Recommended Action

 

 

The flash does not

1)If ? (Flash Off) is selected as the flash mode, change to

 

fire.

another mode (page 26).

 

 

 

2)If the battery is dead, charge it (page 10).

 

 

 

3)If a BEST SHOT scene that uses ? (Flash Off) is selected,

 

 

change to a different flash mode (page 26) or select a

 

 

different BEST SHOT scene (page 44).

 

 

 

 

 

Camera powers

The battery may be dead. Charge the battery (page 10).

 

down during Self-

 

 

 

timer countdown.

 

 

 

The monitor screen

1)You may be using Manual Focus and have not focused the

 

image is out of

image. Focus the image (page 49).

 

 

focus.

2)You may be using ´ (Macro) for scenery or portraits. Use

 

 

Auto Focus for scenery and portrait shots (page 49).

 

 

3)You may be trying to use Auto Focus or ) (Infinity) when

 

 

shooting a close-upshot. Use the ´ (Macro) for close ups

 

 

(page 49).

 

 

 

 

 

There is a vertical

Shooting a very brightly lit subject can cause a vertical band to

 

line in the monitor

appear in the monitor screen image. This is a CCD

 

screen image.

phenomenon known as “vertical smear”, and does not indicate

 

 

malfunction of the camera. Note that vertical smear is not

 

 

recorded with the image in the case of a snapshot, but it is

 

 

recorded in the case of a movie.

 

 

There is digital

1)Sensitivity may have been increased automatically for a dark

 

noise in images.

subject, which increases the chance of digital noise. Use a

 

 

light or some other means to illuminate the subject.

 

 

2)You may be attempting to shoot in a dark location with ?

 

 

(Flash Off) selected, which can increase digital noise and

 

 

make images appear coarse. In this case, turn on flash (page

 

 

26) or use lights for illumination.

 

 

 

 

 

A recorded image

1)Camera power may have been turned off before the save

 

was not saved.

operation was complete, which will result in the image not

 

 

being saved. If the battery indicator shows

, charge the

 

 

battery as soon as possible (page 12).

 

 

 

2)You may have removed the memory card from the camera

 

 

before the save operation was complete, which will result in

 

 

the image not being saved. Do not remove the memory card

 

 

before the save operation is complete.

 

 

 

 

 

Though available

Not enough light is reaching the subjects. Change the flash

 

lighting is bright,

mode setting to < (Flash On) for daylight synchro flash (page

 

the faces of people

26), or adjust EV shift to the + side (page34).

 

 

in the image are

 

 

 

dark.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Problem

Possible Cause and Recommended Action

 

Subjects are too

Sunlight reflected by water, sand, or snow, can cause

 

dark when shooting

underexposure of images. Change the flash mode setting to <

 

images in a

(Flash On) for daylight synchro flash (page 26), or adjust EV

 

seashore or ski

shift to the + side (page 34).

 

area.

 

 

 

 

 

The image is out of

1)Focusing may not be possible because the subject is outside

 

focus during movie

the focus range. Shoot within the allowable range.

 

recording.

2)The lens may be dirty. Clean the lens (page 111).

Playback

 

 

The color of the

Sunlight or light from another source may be shining directly

 

playback image is

into the lens when you are shooting. Position the camera so

 

different from what

sunlight does not shine directly into the lens.

 

appears on the

 

 

monitor screen

 

 

when shooting.

 

 

 

 

 

Images are not

This camera cannot display non-DCFimages recorded onto a

 

displayed.

memory card using another digital camera.

 

 

 

 

Images cannot be

Note that you cannot edit the following types of snapshots.

 

edited (with

• Movies

 

resizing, trimming,

• Snapshots recorded with another camera

 

rotation).

 

 

 

 

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Problem

Possible Cause and Recommended Action

Other

 

 

The wrong date

The date and time setting is off. Set the correct date and time

 

and time are

(page 100).

 

displayed.

 

 

 

 

 

The messages on

The wrong display language is selected. Change the display

 

the display are in

language setting (page 101).

 

the wrong

 

 

language.

 

 

Images cannot be

1)The USB cable may not be connected securely. Check all

 

transferred over a

connections.

 

USB connection.

2)The wrong USB communication protocol is selected. Select

 

 

the correct USB communication protocol in accordance with

 

 

the type of device you are connecting (pages 81, 90).

 

 

3)If the camera is not turned on, turn it on.

 

 

 

 

Language selection

1)You did not configure initial settings after purchasing the

 

screen appears

camera or the battery may have been left with a dead battery.

 

when the camera is

Check the camera setup (pages 13, 101).

 

turned on.

2)There may be a problem with the camera’s memory data. If

 

 

this is the case, perform the reset operation to initialize the

 

 

camera’s setup (page 104). After that, configure each setting.

 

 

If the language selection screen does not re-appearwhen you

 

 

turn the camera on, it means that the camera’s memory

 

 

management data has been restored.

 

 

If the same message appears after you turn power back on,

 

 

contact your retailer or a CASIO authorized service center.

 

 

 

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Display Messages

 

The camera’s protection function may have activated

ALERT

because camera temperature is too high. Turn off the camera

 

and wait until it cools down before trying to use it again.

Battery is low.

Battery power is low.

 

There is something wrong with the memory card. Turn off the

 

camera, remove the memory card and then reload it into the

 

camera. If this message re-appearswhen you turn the

 

camera back on, format the memory card (page 104).

Card ERROR

 

IMPORTANT!

 

 

 

 

Formatting a memory card deletes all its files. Before

 

 

formatting, try transferring recoverable files to a computer

 

 

or some other storage device.

Check

You are attempting to connect the camera to a printer while

the camera’s USB settings are not compatible with the USB

connections!

system of the printer (page 73).

 

Files could not be

 

 

 

saved because

Battery power is low, so an image file could not be saved.

battery is low.

 

 

 

Folder cannot be

You are trying to record a file while there are already 9999

files stored in the 999th folder. If you want to record more,

created.

delete files you no longer need (page 21).

 

 

This message appears and the camera turns off whenever

LENS ERROR

lens performs some unexpected operation. If the same

message appears after you turn power back on, contact a

 

 

CASIO authorized service center or your original retailer.

 

The Camera Shake unit may be malfunctioning. If the same

LENS ERROR 2

message appears after you turn power back on, contact your

 

retailer or a CASIO service center.

Load paper!

The printer ran out of paper while printing.

Memory Full

Memory is full with images you recorded and/or files saved by

editing operations. Delete files you no longer need (page 21).

 

 

An error occurred while printing.

Printing Error

The printer is turned off.

 

The printer generated an error, etc.

Record Error

Image compression could not be performed for some reason

during image data storage. Shoot the image again.

 

 

 

 

 

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The lens came into contact with an obstruction while moving. RETRY POWER The camera will turn off automatically when this messageON appears. Remove the obstruction and turn power back on

again.

SYSTEM ERROR

Your camera system is corrupted. Contact your retailer or an

authorized CASIO authorized service center.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The LOCK switch of the SD or SDHC memory

LOCK

The card is

card loaded in the camera is in the locked

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

position. You cannot store images to or delete

 

 

 

 

 

locked.

images from a memory card that is locked.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

There are no files. There are no files inbuilt-inmemory or on the memory card.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

There are no

There are currently no files specified for printing. Configure

printing images.

the required DPOF settings (page 75).

 

 

 

 

 

Set up DPOF.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This card is not The memory card loaded in the camera is not formatted.formatted. Format the memory card (page104).

This file cannot be The file you are trying to access is corrupted or is a type thatplayed. cannot be displayed by this camera.

This function

You attempted to copy images from built-inmemory to a

memory card while there is no memory card loaded in the

cannot be used.

camera (page 71).

 

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Number of Snapshots and Movie Recording Time

Snapshot

 

 

Approximate

Built-inMemory

SD Memory Card

Image Size

 

Snapshot

(1GB) Snapshot

Image Quality

Image File

(Pixels)

Recording

Recording

 

Size

 

 

Capacity

Capacity

 

 

 

8M

Fine

4.48 MB

3

210

(3264x2448)

 

 

 

 

Normal

2.4 MB

7

392

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Economy

1.63 MB

10

578

 

 

 

 

 

3:2

Fine

4.2 MB

4

224

(3264x2176)

 

 

 

 

Normal

2.26 MB

7

418

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Economy

1.53 MB

11

615

 

 

 

 

 

16:9

Fine

3.64 MB

4

259

(3264x1840)

 

 

 

 

Normal

1.97 MB

8

478

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Economy

1.35 MB

12

700

 

 

 

 

 

6M

Fine

3.4 MB

4

277

(2816x2112)

 

 

 

 

Normal

1.85 MB

9

511

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Economy

1.27 MB

13

743

 

 

 

 

 

4M

Fine

2.44 MB

6

386

(2304x1728)

 

 

 

 

Normal

1.37 MB

12

690

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Economy

900 KB

19

1073

 

 

 

 

 

2M

Fine

1.23 MB

13

766

(1600x1200)

 

 

 

 

Normal

790 KB

21

1223

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Economy

470 KB

36

2056

 

 

 

 

 

VGA

Fine

330 KB

52

2928

(640x480)

 

 

 

 

Normal

190 KB

91

5085

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Economy

140 KB

124

6902

 

 

 

 

 

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Movies

Image

 

Built-in

SD Memory Card

File Size of

Approximate Data

Memory Movie

(1GB) Movie

Quality

1-minute

Rate (Frame Rate)

Recording

Recording

(Pixels)

Movie

 

Capacity

Capacity

 

 

 

HQ

10.5 Megabits/second

11 seconds

11 minutes

80.0 MB

640x480

(30 frames/second)

43 seconds

 

 

Normal

6.1 Megabits/second

19 seconds

20 minutes

47.2 MB

640x480

(30 frames/second)

8 seconds

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LP

2.6 Megabits/second

46 seconds

46 minutes

20.1 MB

320x240

(15 frames/second)

53 seconds

 

 

*Snapshot and movie recording capacity values are approximate and intended for reference only. Actual capacity depends on image contents.

*File size and data rate values are approximate and intended for reference only. Actual values depend on the type of image being shot.

*The above values are based on use of a Panasonic brand PRO HIGH SPEED SD memory card. The number of images you can save depends on the type of memory card you are using.

*When using a memory card with a different capacity, calculate the number of images as a percentage of 1GB.

*Each movie can be up to 10 minutes long. Movie recording stops automatically after 10 minutes of recording.

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Specifications

File Format

Snapshots: JPEG (Exif Version 2.2); DCF 1.0 standard;

 

DPOF compliant

 

Movies: Motion JPEG AVI, IMA-ADPCMaudio (monaural)

 

Audio (Voice Recording): WAV (monaural)

 

 

Recording Media

Built-inMemory (Image Storage Area: 17.9MB)

 

SD/SDHC/MMC/MMCplus

Recorded Image Sizes Snapshot: 8M (3264x2448), 3:2 (3264x2176), 16:9 (3264x1840), 6M (2816x2112), 4M (2304x1728), 2M (1600x1200), VGA (640x480)

Movies: HQ, Normal (640x480), LP (320x240)

Delete

1 file; all files (with memory protection feature)

Effective Pixels

8.1 Megapixels

 

 

 

 

 

Imaging Element

Size: 1/2.5-inchsquare pixel CCD

 

Total Pixels: 8.29 Megapixels

 

Lens/Focal Distance

F2.6 (W) to 5.9 (T) f= 4.65 to 18.6 mm

 

(equivalent to 28 to 112 mm in 35 mm format)

 

Seven lenses in six groups, including aspherical lens.

Zoom

4X optical zoom

 

 

 

 

 

 

Focusing

Contrast Detection Auto Focus

 

 

• Focus Modes:

 

 

 

 

Auto Focus, Macro Focus, Pan Focus, Infinity, Manual Focus

 

• AF Area: Spot, Multi

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Approximate Focus

Auto Focus: 40 cm to

9

(1.3' to

) (Wide Angle)

 

 

 

9

(Snapshot)

Macro Focus: 15 cm to 50 cm (5.9" to 19.7") (Wide Angle)

(From Lens Surface)

Infinity: 9 (Wide Angle)

 

 

 

Manual: 15 cm to 9 (5.9" to 9) (Wide Angle)

 

* Range is affected by optical zoom.

 

 

Metering

Multi-pattern,center weighted, and spot by imaging element

 

 

 

 

 

Exposure Control

Program AE

 

 

 

 

 

Exposure

–2.0EV to +2.0 EV (in 1/3 EV steps)

Compensation

 

 

 

 

Shutter

CCD shutter, mechanical shutter

 

 

 

Shutter Speed

Snapshot (Auto): 1/2 to 1/2000 second

 

Snapshot (Night Scene): 4 to 1/2000 second

 

* May differ due to the camera setup.

 

 

Aperture Value

F2.6 (W) to F7.7 (W) (When used with ND filter)

 

* Using optical zoom changes the aperture value.

White Balance

Auto, Daylight, Overcast, Shade, Day White Fluorescent,

 

Daylight Fluorescent, Tungsten, Manual WB

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Sensitivity (Standard

Snapshots:Auto, ISO 64, ISO 100, ISO 200, ISO 400, ISO 800,

Output Sensitivity,

ISO 1600

Recommended

Movies: Auto

Exposure Index)

 

Self-timer

Approximate Trigger Times: 10 seconds, 2 seconds,

 

Triple Self-timer

Flash Modes

Auto, Off, On, Red-eyereduction

 

 

Flash Range (ISO

Wide Angle: 0.15 m to 3.2 m (0.5' to 10.5')

Sensitivity: Auto)

Telephoto: 0.6 m to 1.5 m (2.0' to 4.9')

 

* Range is affected by optical zoom.

Flash Charging Time

Approximately 6 seconds maximum

 

 

Recording

Snapshots; Macro; Self-timer;Continuous Shutter (Normal

 

Speed CS); BEST SHOT; Face Detection; easy Mode; Movies

 

(normal movie and For YouTube) (with monaural audio); Audio

 

(Voice Recording)

 

 

Approximate

After Recording: 30 seconds per image

Maximum Audio

Voice Recording: 53 minutes 45 seconds (when using built-in

Recording Times

memory)

Monitor Screen

3.0-inchTFT color LCD (Super Clear LCD)

 

230,400 (960x240) dots

Viewfinder

Monitor Screen

 

 

Timekeeping Function

Built-inquartz digital clock

 

Date and Time: Recorded with image data

 

With time stamp function

 

Auto Calendar: To 2049

 

 

World Time

162 cities in 32 time zones

 

City name, date, time, summer time

Input/Output

USB/AV port, USB compatible

Terminals

 

Microphone

Monaural

 

 

Speaker

Monaural

 

 

Power Requirements

Rechargeable lithium ion battery (NP-70)x1

 

 

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Approximate Battery Life

All of the values provided below represent the approximate amount of time under normal temperature (23°C (73°F)) before the camera turns off. These values are not guaranteed. Low temperatures shorten battery life.

Number of Shots (CIPA) (Operating Time)*1

280 shots

Continuous Playback (Snapshots)*2

4 hours 20 minutes

Approximate continuous movie recording time

130 minutes

Continuous Voice Recording*3

4 hours 50 minutes

Battery: NP-70(Rated Capacity: 1050 mAh)

Recording Medium: 1GB SD memory card (Panasonic brand PRO HIGH SPEED)

Measurement Conditions

*1 Approximate number of shots (CIPA) (Operating Time)

In accordance with CIPA (Camera and Imaging Products Association) standards Normal temperature (23°C (73°F)), monitor on, zoom operation between full wide and full telephoto every 30 seconds, during which two images are shot with flash; power turned off and back on every time 10 images are shot.

*2 Approximate playback time

Standard temperature (23°C (73°F)), one-imagescroll approximately every 10 seconds*3 Approximate continuous recording time

The above values are based a new battery, starting from a full charge. Repeated charging shortens battery life.

Frequency of flash, zoom, and Auto Focus usage, and the time the camera is on greatly affects recording time and number of shots values.

Power Consumption

3.7 V DC, Approximately 3.5 W

Dimensions

96.7 (W) x 57.3 (H)x 20.1 (D) mm

 

(3.8" (W) x 2.3" (H)x 0.8" (D))

 

(excluding projections; 18.9 mm (0.7") at thinnest point)

Weight

Approximately 126 g (4.4 oz)

 

(excluding battery and bundled accessories)

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. Rechargeable lithium ion battery(NP-70)

Rated Voltage

3.7 V

 

 

Rated Capacitance

1050 mAh

 

 

Operating Temperature

0 to 40°C (32 to 104°F)

 

 

Dimensions

31.5 (W) x 44.1 (H)x 7.5 (D) mm

 

(1.24" (W) x 1.74" (H)x 0.30" (D))

Weight

Approximately 24.5 g (0.86 oz)

 

 

. Charger unit(BC-70L)

Input Power

100 to 240 V AC, 80 mA, 50/60 Hz

Output Power

4.2 V DC, 600 mA

 

 

Operating Temperature

5 to 35°C (41 to 95°F)

 

 

Supported Battery Type

Rechargeable lithium ion battery (NP-70)

 

 

Charging Time

130 minutes

 

 

Dimensions

55 (W) x 23 (H)x 86 (D) mm

 

(2.2" (W) x 0.9" (H)x 3.4" (D)) (excluding projections)

Weight

Approximately 64 g (2.3 oz)

 

 

Power cord precautions for use in Singapore

The power cord set is not supplied. The power cord used must comply with relevant national and/or international standards.

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